This event forms part of an initiative to foster women’s participation in the tech sector, as a means to boost the economy and bridge gender gaps within society. Organised by the European Commission, the event was hosted by the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel.
Digital4Her was a full day event, seeking to generate thought-provoking talks on the various roles assumed by women and girls in the digital field. Representatives of the public, private and non-profit sectors, hailing from numerous different EU countries, came together to engage in dialogues on the promotion of digital skills and STEM studies among girls, the fostering of women-driven entrepreneurship, as well as the ways of combating gender stereotypes in the media.
Moderated by the Director of the Digital Leadership Institute, Cheryl Miller and in the presence of Commissioner Gabriel, members of the European Parliament and high level representatives of Member States, the discussion unfolded as following:
- Seeing it is being it
- Fighting stereotypes in audiovisual media
- Startups worth growing
- Women in Digital enterpreneurship and Innovation
- #DigitalSkills4Her – The future is now
LIBRe Foundation was represented by Katerina Yordanova, legal expert at the organization.