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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.




  • 25 September 2015
    Why Leaders Should Create Meaningful Environments
    Every leader wishes to build/work in an innovative environment where information is circulating from ground up and where he or she can make a difference by creating a positive experience for his/her employees. According to a disruptive article from INSEAD’s Henrik Bresman, Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, the key to increasing innovation and productivity is to create conditions that enable others in the organisation to take charge and make/contribute to decisions- this is called distributed leadership.
  • 21 September 2015
    Sysdoc among the 30 Top Employers for Working Families once again
    On Monday 21st September 2015, Sysdoc was delighted to receive the award for being one of the 30 Top Employers for Working Families for a second time at a conference held by Working Families UK in London.
  • 03 September 2015
    European Fund for Strategic Investments taking-off in autumn 2015
    The European Commission published this summer communication announces the launch of the package of measures that will ensure the EFSI is ready to take off this autumn. It is the final building block to ensure the European Fund for Strategic Investments’ (EFSI) effectiveness for putting Europe’s growth and sustainability back on track.
  • 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.


  • 26 & 27 August 2015
    Energy Transition and Climate Change- E5T Foundation
    WIL Member Myriam Maestroni is the President of E5t foundation, which has the main purpose of creating a think tank in order to reflect and act upon: ”Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Saving, the Environment and Local Communities. E5t is an open platform, which allows all parties concerned by the inherent problems of the energy transition, to interact and discuss. This year’s on the 26th and 27th of August 2015, under the title “In the run up to COP21 - are France and Europe good examples?” E5t hosted an event that exceeded expectations with close to 280 participants and 60 speakers.
  • 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