Technology

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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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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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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Zen Digital Europe new Belgian Contact Point for ECWT

Zen Digital Europe new Belgian Contact Point for ECWT

I am happy to announce that, starting 1 July 2011, yours truly is officially responsible for coordinating the Belgian National Point-of-Contact for the European Center for Women and Technology, the premier European organization promoting Women in Science, Technology, Engineer and Mathematics. An excerpt from the official ECWT news brief is included below, and of...

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Greenshift Europe: Enabling Smart, Sustainable Cities

Greenshift Europe:  Enabling Smart, Sustainable Cities

The following article, featuring yours truly and my newest initiative with Vin Sumner — Greenshift Europe — is included in a Copenhagen Climate Change Conference publication for New Europe magazine this week.  Your feedback welcome! “Greenshift Europe is a movement promoting ICTs to fight climate change,” says Vin Sumner, CEO of UK-based Clicks...

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“Information is Power”: Future Foreword

Imagine a future world where cyberhumans–part organic and part machine–routinely interface with a pervasive power network in order to adjust their personal energy quotient for carrying out activities both virtual and real:  From “distance travel” in a holodeck which feels, smells and looks startlingly like “the real thing,” to...

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All Thumbs

All Thumbs

It is said that in nature there are no right-angles. Which is probably why when humans could start making right-angles with their opposable digits (“she stood there looking dumb, with her finger and her thumb in the shape of an ‘L’ on her forehead”…), things started to go all wrong. Then we started picking up things. And hitting things...

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