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Launch event of the EWoB Talent Pool & Presentation of the EWoB Network Project Results

25 octobre 2016 @ 2:00 - 7:00

Realizing Europe’s Potential with European Women on Boards’ Talent Pool

Launch Event

25 October, 2pm-7pm

The Stanhope Hotel, Brussels, Belgium




 European Women on Boards is launching the EWoB Talent Pool, an online database of board-ready women.  The Talent Pool brings together the profiles of talented, cross-border and cross-sector women who are ready to become board members. By increasing the international visibility of board-ready women, and connecting them with companies across Europe, this innovative tool seeks to enable talented women to reach the top echelons of decision-making. Join us for the launch of this cross-border Talent Pool!

The EWoB Talent Pool will be presented by Sanna Wester, Chair of the EWoB Talent Pool Admission Committee, and the event will also feature two keynote speeches (Saskia Van Uffelen, CEO Belux Ericsson and a representative from the European Commission). A panel discussion, made up of Talent Pool members will also take place (participants tbc).

We will also showcase the results of the EWoB Network Project, which has been co-funded by the EU (PROGRESS 2014 to 2016).

The event will be followed by a networking cocktail and demonstration of the database.

Invitations have been issued to EWoB guests. If you are interested in attending the event, please contact us. The deadline for registration is 10 October.

For more information about the Talent Pool, click here. The Talent Pool will go live on 25 October.


Event Programme

Realizing Europe’s Potential with European Women on Boards’ Talent Pool  

14.00 Registration opens

14.40 Welcome, by Karima Zahi, EWoB Programme Director

14.45 Introduction & presentation of the project results, by Cécile Coune,EWoB Cochair

15.00 Salla Saastamoinen, Director for Civil and Commercial Justice, European Commission, DG Justice and Consumers: keynote speech

15.20 Presentation of the EWoB Talent Pool, by Sanna Wester, Chair of the EWoB Admission Committee, followed by Q&A on EWoB and Talent Pool

15.45 Saskia Van Uffelen, CEO Belux Ericsson nv/sa, Keynote speaker

16.05 Panel discussion with Talent Pool members:

Moderator: Corinna Hörst, Deputy Director, Brussels Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
• Dr Roger Barker, EWoB Director
• Gerry Brown, Chairman G Brown Associates Ltd
• Tarja Koskinen Olsson, International Adviser, Olsson & Koskinen Consulting
• Andrea Teutenberg, Managing Partner, Orange12 GmbH
• Saskia Van Uffelen, CEO Belux Ericsson
• Professor Alison Woodward, Institute for European Studies, Department of Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

16.50 Closing remarks by Cécile Jodogne, State Secretary to the Brussels Region and Minister of the Frenchspeaking Brussels Government

17.00 Networking Cocktail and (individual) demonstration of the Talent Pool

19.00 Close



Europa Union

Disclaimer: This event is organised with the financial support of the Progress Programme of the European Union. The contents of this event is the sole responsibility of European Women on Boards asbl and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.



Date :
25 octobre 2016
Heure :
2:00 - 7:00
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