Check the infographic below to get an overview of the facts related to the backward trend in the participation of women and girls in the digital sector and EU actions that are in progress to achieve a gender-balanced digital sector.
The European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) will present Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel with the report that examines the representation of women in the audiovisual media industry today.
Alicia Asin Perez won the second prize at the annual EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018, a cash prize of EUR 50.000.
She co-founded Libelium (Zaragoza, Spain), one of the most innovative businesses in the wireless domain in Europe.
On the occasion of the Digital4Her event in Brussels, representatives from European tech firms signed a Declaration expressing the intent to achieve gender balance and providing equal opportunities in their companies.
Today, at the Digital4Her Conference hosted by the European Commission, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel presented her strategy for Women in Digital and triggered a productive debate to build on it with concrete actions that will help close the gender inequality in the digital sector. She underlined the need for women's participation and the potential it will bring to economic growth.
Following the call for tech-startups that are led by women, 10 finalists have been invited to pitch during the session "Startups worth growing" as part of the Digital4Her event organised in Brussels on June 19th.
The 12th European Development Days (EDDs) bring together Europe's and the world's development community, under the theme “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest”.