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A transatlantic perspective on women in entrepreneurship

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Paul Henri Spaak

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The European Young Innovators Forum and the United States Mission to the EU would like to invite you at the event on A Transatlantic Perspective on Women in Entrepreneurship: Success Stories and Challenges”. The event, sponsored by MEP Angelika Mlinar, will take place on 30 January 2018 from 12:00 to 14:15 at the European Parliament (ROOM P5B001).

The focus of the event is to continue, in Europe, the discussion from the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), held in Hyderabad on 28-30 November 2017, on women in entrepreneurship.

Join us for this afternoon of conversation on supporting women entrepreneurs to foster economic growth with participants who attended the GES and with women entrepreneurs from around Europe. This event is also an opportunity to build collaboration between the EU and the U.S. to develop entrepreneurial potential and opportunities for women in Europe and America.


Agenda:

12:00- 12:30 Lunch and Registration


12:40-12:50 Welcome speech: Ms Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament, part of ALDE, Vice-Chair of the Delegation for the US and a member of the International Trade Committee


12:50-13:05 Building success: 3 women, 3 stories.


Ms Eva Garcia Ramos, CEO E-Health Technical Solutions

Ms Rositsa Mitsova, CEO Farmhopping

Ms Aline Muylaert, Co-Founder CitizenLab


13:05 – 13:10 Transatlantic Support for Entrepreneurs: Ms Christina Tomlinson, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, United States Mission to the EU.


13:10-13:20 Keynote address: Ms Lora Borissova, Head of Cabinet for Commissioner Gabriel, Digital Economy and Society (TBC)


13:20-14:20 Panel discussion:


Moderator: Mr Nicholas Zylberglajt, EYIF President

Speakers:

  • Ms Lora Borissova, Head of Cabinet for Commissioner Gabriel, Digital Economy and Society (TBC)

  • Ms Rebecca Weicht, Co-Founder Bantani Education and YTILI fellow

  • Ms Delila Kidanu , External Relations Manager at Think Young

  • Ms Emerald de Leeuw, CEO of Eurocomply


Note: Please take into account the time needed to do the mandatory security checks at the European Parliament.

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