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2015 European Ada Awards Launch

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Digital Leadership Institute Rue Carolystraat 29 1050 Brussels Belgium

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In celebration of International Girls in ICT Day 2015, the Digital Leadership Institute and its partners - the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies, DIGITALEUROPE, European Centre for Women and Technology, and European Schoolnet - will launch the third edition of the European Ada Awards recognising outstanding girls and women in digital studies & careers in Europe, and the organisations who support them.

The opening ceremony for the 2015 European Ada Awards will feature lightening talks by inspiring Digital Leaders including girls and women in tech from across Europe, past & current Ada Award-winners, and supporters of the Awards, including:

Join us at the new DLI digital innovation centre for girls and women for the opening of online nominations for the 2015 European Ada Awards in the following categories:

Finger food and refreshments will be kindly provided by Cisco Belux.

International Girls in ICT Day 2015:

The 2015 European Ada Awards Launch is part of an all-day Digital Leadership Institute celebration of International Girls in ICT Day 2015 that includes the following activities:

17:00-19:00 - g-Hive workshop on "Girls & The Future Internet": A hands-on workshop for girls*, ages 13-17, to promote active participation and leadership by girls in designing and building the Internet of tomorrow, for fun, safety and wellbeing.

19:00-20:00 - 2015 European Ada Awards Launch & "Inspiring Digital Leaders" Talks, hosted by Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Founder & Executive Director.

20:00-22:00 - inQube workshop "Quantify Everything": Third workshop in the Spring 2015 "Build A Kick&ss Online Presence" series for women* by Ms. Selma Franssen, DLI Communications Director & inQube Community Manager.

All DLI "Girls in ICT Day" and European Ada Awards events are an official part of the 2015 e-Skills for Jobs Campaign.

Volunteering, Donations & Sponsorship:

If you or your organisation is interested in partnering, volunteering, sponsoring girls & women to participate in DLI activities, or would like to support DLI and its mission in other ways, please contact us. Donations to DLI are gratefully accepted and go toward furthering its mission of bridging the gender gap and the digital divide worldwide.

*anyone who identifies as a girl or woman

Thank you to our 2014-2015 Ada Award Partners & Sponsors!