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First Ada Award Winners Celebrated at ICT 2013

First Ada Award Winners Celebrated at ICT 2013

On 7 November 2013 at Europe’s largest ICT event, ICT 2013, Ms. Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, announced the winners of Europe’s first-ever Digital Girl, Digital Woman and Digital Impact Organisation of the Year Awards.  Affectionately known as the “Ada Awards” after Ada Lovelace, in their...

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Zen Digital at UN Global Youth Summit

Zen Digital at UN Global Youth Summit

Building on our activities to get more youth and especially women digitally skilled, Zen Digital is collaborating as a Summit Partner for the United Nation’s Global Youth Summit, BYND 2015 — taking place in San José, Costa Rica 9-11 September 2013. With five hundred young people from around the world taking part and thousands more joining online, Zen...

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Zen Digital Launches First ‘Digital Woman of the Year’ Award

Zen Digital Launches First ‘Digital Woman of the Year’ Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 July 2013, Brussels:  This year a European partnership led by Brussels-based Zen Digital Europe will award the first-ever European prizes recognising girls and women who have distinguished themselves in digital studies and careers, and organisations contributing to increased participation of girls and women in digital sectors in Europe.  The...

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Zen Digital at Digital Assembly 2013

Zen Digital at Digital Assembly 2013

The Digital Agenda Assembly 2013, organised by the Irish Presidency of the European Council and the Digital Agenda for Europe, took place in Dublin, Ireland on 19-20 June.  Consistent with our mission of “Bridging the Gender Gap and the Digital Divide,” Zen Digital Europe contributed very actively to every day of the event. 18 June – Pre-DAA Event:...

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UN Recognition for Zen Digital

UN Recognition for Zen Digital

On 25 April 2013 in Brussels, Zen Digital celebrated an amazing Girls in ICT Day with events by Women2020 and Digital Muse that contributed to the global dialogue on getting more women in ICT and showcased getting more girls into digital sectors through creative endeavour.  Both events were warmly received by VIPs from the Brussels Region, European...

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Every Girl and Woman Digital

Every Girl and Woman Digital

On 8 March 2013, in honor of the 102nd celebration of International Women’s Day, Women2020 launch attendees enjoyed the global premiere of a European Commission video featuring VP of the Digital Agenda for Europe Neelie Kroes in a cameo role to get “every girl digital.” This video premiere and Commission VP Kroes’s blogpost for the day kicked...

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Strategic Partnership with iLive2Lead

Strategic Partnership with iLive2Lead

In our continuing mission give girls the access, skills and empowerment they need to “Save the World,” Zen Digital Europe is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with iLive2Lead (iL2L.org), a Washington DC-based nonprofit organization that cultivates leadership skills in promising young women leaders of tomorrow from every corner of the globe. As...

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Girls are going to Save the World!

Girls are going to Save the World!

Quicklinks for this Post: SME Summit 2012 FEPS Trans-Atlantic Seminar October Women’s Events TEDxVilnius Women’s Forum 2012 Women 40% Update   What an amazing, exhilarating, excruciating and exciting month October 2012 has been.  In a word it’s been cathartic!  Of course, the highlight of the month was easily my last-ever event as part of the...

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Every Girl Digital 2012

Every Girl Digital 2012

On Saturday, 13 October, greenlight for girls Europe* organized its third annual Greenlight@Brussels Day at the International School of Brussels with the aim of encouraging girls to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (“STEM”).  Greenlight@Brussels Day 2012, a free event for 11-15 year old girls from the greater Brussels...

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Zen Digital CEO Gets UN Recognition for Promoting “Girls in ICT”

Zen Digital CEO Gets UN Recognition for Promoting “Girls in ICT”

Zen Digital CEO and EU Director of greenlight for girls, Cheryl Miller, travelled to Geneva last week to take part in a high-level panel on “Girls in ICT” and to recieve recognition for her work to promote technology to girls, as part of a new global initiative by the United Nations International Telecommunications Union. This year on 26 April, the...

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Pushing girl power

Pushing girl power

[Yours Truly featured in this article originally posted in The Toronto Sun – Sun Media Canada, 8 March 2012] We’ve come a long way, baby? Not far enough. Pushing girl power is this year’s theme for International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8. The problem is, “there’s no push on parading strong, smart and savvy females in...

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“Girlpower in Tech”: A Hot Topic for Europe’s Top Women

“Girlpower in Tech”: A Hot Topic for Europe’s Top Women

Yours truly had the singular honor of being among some very elite company last week at a private luncheon organized by Vice President Neelie Kroes and her amazing team. On 4 October 2011, Cheryl Miller had the honor of speaking on the topic of “Women & Technology” at a private Luncheon hosted for 25 female MEPs by Commissioner & Vice President...

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VP Kroes Honors Work of Zen Digital Founder

VP Kroes Honors Work of Zen Digital Founder

On 10 September 2011, Ms. Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, will honor Cheryl Miller’s work through greenlight for girls with a prize purse in the name of the International Compostela Group-Xunta de Galicia Prize being awarded to Ms. Kroes this year for playing “a relevant role in the...

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