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The European Network for Women in Leadership (WIL) is a platform for professional and dynamic women working at the European level that provides the opportunity of exchanging ideas and best practices.




  • 07 July 2015
    Boldness and Creativity as drivers of success by Women@Capgemini
    On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 Women in Leadership (WIL) Member Isabelle Roux-Chenu, Group General Counsel of Capgemini held, in partnership with the National Diversity Council, a dynamic session in Paris as part of Women@Capgemini. The evening event, focused on ‘Boldness and Creativity as drivers of success’ and featured 4 great panel speakers, including WIL Board Member Katherine Corich, Founder and Group Chair, Sysdoc.
  • 01 July 2015
    Ernst & Young report’s on young entrepreneurs and job creation
    In spring 2015 Ernst & Young published a report on global job creation and youth entrepreneurship. The report provides positive insight into the confidence of young entrepreneurs in the domestic and global economies, into the talent pool and ultimately into future job creation.
  • 11 December 2014
    Revisiting the new Priorities of the European Commission
    European Commission members were sworn in by the Court of Justice of the EU on December 10th, 2014, and the new Commission is progressing with the adoption of the 2015 European Commission Work Programme set for December 17th. With things propelling forward, it is a good time to revisit the ten (10) priorities underpinning the next 5 years, as laid out by Commission President Mr. Jean Claude Juncker the day he was elected by the European Parliament- July 15, 2014.
  • 14 November 2014
    Beatrice Covassi appointed Deputy Head of Unit, Data Value Chain at the European Commission
    WIL member Beatrice Covassi was the first Counsellor for the Digital Economy at the EU Delegations to the US in Washington DC from 2010-2014. In June 2014 she returned to Europe and has been appointed Deputy Head for the Data Value Change Unit at the European Commission’s DG Connect, where she is leading the policy team of the Unit, driving forward the data action plan for Europe under the new Commission and much more!


  • 17 may 2016
    Women Think Next - Microsoft France Event on May, 17th
    Women Think Next is a worldwide networking event & community for professional women organized and initiated by Microsoft. Last Wednesday, May 17, 2016, this event was hosted for the first time by Microsoft France in Paris.
  • 28 January 2015
    WIL and DG Tresor 2nd Session on Women's Path's to Success
    On January 28th, 2015 the Directorate General of the French Treasury, in collaboration with WIL, held a second French language seminar focusing on “Women’s paths to success in the economic and financial field of senior administration”. This year, the event tackled three themes in different breakout session that are relevant not only to women in finance or administration, but to all women working in the modern work force, which include; pursuing a career abroad, Transitioning from a public to a private career, and visa-versa, and balancing your career and life outside work.
  • 18 November 2014
    WIL at the Global Forum 2014
    WIL conducted a great morning session at the Global Forum in Geneva on November 18th, 2014. The session focused on the way in which women from advanced economies and emerging economies are influencing and impacting the ICT sector. Organised by Items International, the Global Forum is an international think-tank on the digital future.
  • 04 June 2014
    WIL roundtable: Corporate Governance in Europe
    On the 4th of June, within the context of the General Assembly, WIL held a timely roundtable on the Corporate Governance in Europe. It stimulated an extremely interesting discussion on the new audit reform and company package as well as on the impact, purpose and future of corporate governance for SMEs and large organisations in Europe.


About WIL

WiL Kick off Meeting, March 2008

European Commissioner Viviane Reding with Marina Niforos, Gender Diversity Lead representing INSEAD, Thaima Samman, WiL President, representing Microsoft & Claudine Schmuck, Global Contact Director, representing Women’s Forum