- Ms. Cheryl Miller, DLI Executive Director & inQube Founder
- Ms. Ellen Van Den Berghe, National Lottery & 2015 Young ICT Lady of the Year (Datanews Belgium)
- Ms. Nicola Walsh, Ms. Jelena Baksa & Ms. Madalina Lazar, Amazon Web Services
Day Two - 24 January (Sunday):
- Ms. Terry Reintke, European Member of Parliament, Germany, Greens
Ms. Ellen Van Den Berghe - National Lottery
Ms. Ellen Van Den Berghe is Business Development & Innovation Manager at the Belgian National Lottery, a role via which she aims to prepare the Lottery for the (digital) future. In 2015 she was elected “Young ICT Lady of the Year” in Belgium by Datanews. Ellen was previously Digital Channels Manager at National Lottery, responsible for developing and implementing the digital communication strategy across more than 35 digital channels.
Ms. Marina Smeets - Child Focus Belgium
Ms.Smeets graduated with a Master in Political Sciences at the University of Westminster in London in 2010. Seen her interest in protecting the most vulnerable, she also has an Advanced Master in Human rights from the FUSL (Faculté Université Saint Louis). She started her career in 2011 with the European Commission working in different DG’s (Education & Culture, Communication and Justice). She later worked for a NGO that ensures the promotion and protection of children's rights is a priority for the EU’s external action. In 2013, she was in charge of communication towards the general public on a broad range of EU subjects. She joined Child Focus in December 2014 where she works as project manager for e-safety issues by developing awareness raising tools and campaigns. Moreover, she is also in charge of the Helpline for a better internet.
Ms. Sabrina Vorbau - European Schoolnet
Ms. Sabrina Vorbau worked at the European Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna. Sabrina joined the eSafety team of European Schoolnet in January 2014. Within the Better Internet for Kids (BIK) project she took over the role as assessment officer, focusing on project evaluation and joint research approaches. Furthermore, Sabrina is also coordinating projects with industry partners called the “Web We Want” and the “eSafety Label”.
Ms. Nicola Walsh - Amazon Web Services
Ms. Nicola Walsh is Inside Sales Representative with Amazon Web Services Public Sector for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, building on a rich background in commercial functions with international tech giants, including Dell, Sage, Telefonica and Sky. In her spare time, Nicola mentors children with mental health challenge and volunteers to promote animal welfare.
Ms. Cheryl Miller has a twenty-year track record leading international teams in the tech and ICT sector, mainly in business functions and most recently in the public policy arena. Her pioneering work in ESTEAM (entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics) is recognized by the United Nations, European Parliament and European Commission, and Cheryl regularly speaks and writes on topics related to education and eskills, innovation, entrepreneurship and the workplace of the future. She also coaches, promotes and invests in early-stage enterprises, particularly in STEM sectors.
Sponsors & Partners:
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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.
Move It Forward is supported by the
Ministry of Equal Opportunity of the Brussels Capital Region.
inQube, an initiative of the Digital Leadership Institute, is an exclusive online community of women entrepreneurs, mentors, business experts and investors sharing experiences, ideas, and the know-how and resources necessary for delivering successful women-led, digital enterprises in Europe and beyond.
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