The main goal of this event is to open the discussion on the challenges facing women in technology today and share the success stories that have empowered women and girls across industries around the globe. We will focus on finding tangible solutions for bridging the gender gap in STEM and propose actions for policy-makers in response to today’s challenges.
The Summit will bring together 350 people from 40 countries – representatives from industry, government, academia and the non-profit sector. Each delegation (made up of 8 to 12 people) will pitch the current situation of Women in Technology in their country, sharing their challenges as well as achievements.
The Summit will give a voice to the women and men that are taking concrete actions, having impact and making change on both a local and global level. It will take the form of panels, keynotes, workshops and round tables.
During the Summit, we will hold the 2nd edition of the Women in Tech Challenge, an international Call for Projects, launched to reward initiatives that have helped improve diversity and women empowerment in STEM at school, at work, and in society in general.
Instead of reinventing the wheel, we aim to identify the innovative projects that already exist across the globe – success stories that can be amplified, scaled-up and replicated elsewhere.