W20 EU Update – Summer 2020

Find out here about W20 EU Delegation outreach activities in Summer 2020, including contribution of Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck, W20 EU Delegate and W20 Saudi Arabia Digital Inclusion and Women’s Entrepreneurship expert, to the Chatham House Gender & Growth Forum and W20 Saudi Arabia 2020 expert round-table.

28 May – “Women Leading in the Digital Age” with IE Law School  (Online):   At the invitation of the IE Law School Compliance Club in Madrid, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck presented the subject of “Women Leading in the Digital Age” – addressing risks related to low participation of women in digital sectors, areas that require urgent action, and effective approaches for improving the situation on 28 May.

8 June – Digital SME Live: Women in Cybersecurity (Online): On 8 June at 14:00CET, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck joined an online panel discussing “Untapped Potential: Women in Cybersecurity,” hosted by the European Digital SME Alliance.

22-23 June – Italian Tech Week (Online):   At the invitation of the Turin Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck participated in an online fireside chat with Carla Bertuzzi on the subject of “digital skills for girls.” The discussion took place in the context of several activities promoting Girls in STEM and women-led entrepreneurship as part of Italian Tech Week on 22 and 23 June.

6-8 July – Chatham House Gender & Growth Forum (London):  Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck joined the Chatham House Gender & Growth Forum in London on 6-7 July, followed by a one-day round-table hosted by W20 Saudi Arabia 2020.

8 July – Virtual Café on “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Economic Growth”: On 8 July, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck joined a Virtual Café hosted by the UN Women WE EMPOWER programme, in order to connect with women’s business associations across the G7 and EU. The information shared will be used to inform an advocacy tool on women’s entrepreneurship.

10 July – Digital Economy & E-commerce Solutions (Online): As part of a week-long WE EMPOWER program on “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Drive Economic Growth,” Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck facilitated an online discussion on “Digital Economy and E-commerce Solutions” on 10 July.

16 July – WE EMPOWER (UN Women & G7) “Skills Development amid COVID-19: Have Your Say” Panel (Online): In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship, Cheryl Miller Van Dÿck joined an online panel hosted by the WE EMPOWER program of UN Women and G7, that showcased public and private sectors’ roles in facilitating young and prospective employees’ access to the skills required in the digital economy.

W20 EU Delegation members are actively engaged in outreach activities with our stakeholders around the world that promote feminist EU civil society and the interests of the girls and women of the European Union, the G20 nations, and beyond.

For upcoming events of the W20 EU Delegation and our stakeholders, please visit here, and to browse past activities, please click here

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