WIDE at WebSummit

This year WIDE attended the WebSummit in Lisbon with a delegation of women from the IT and Startup community. We…

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    WIDE is involved in several local, regional and European projects. Highlight on the most recent one:

    As a pioneer in coding education in Luxembourg we are proud to announce that we are now part of a new Erasmus + project in the field of adult education: « WOW CODE 2 CONFIDENCE »


    In a few words: we organise regular activities around coding. But what are the benefits for our learners and the women we train?

    Beyond technical abilities, how do these newly acquired skills empower women and how does this make them more confident to be creative, to develop employability, or to start their own company ? 

    The kick-off meeting already took place in Sine Mures, Romania, at the end of October.

    On this 20-month journey, we will share best practices with our partners as well as local and international stakeholders.

    Soon you will be able to discover the project logo & Facebook page. We are looking forward to be able to share inspiring stories! The website will be designed by a group of Erasmus + learners in early January.






    For this project, we are delighted to collaborate with the following partners:

    Digital Leadership Institute, Belgium

    Fundation Prof, Romania

    Northtown technology park, Lituania

    Go Digit all, Uk

    CTK Riyeka, Croatia

    This project is supported by the European commission via the Erasmus + program.


    Interested in following this project? 


    Women in Digital Initiatives Luxembourg Asbl is a non-profit organisation initiated in Luxembourg in 2013 and officially founded in 2014, currently acting as WIDE (Women in Digital Empowerment).

    WIDE vision:

    To empower women with and thanks to digital as well as to increase the number of women seizing their opportunities in the digital economy and society.

    WIDE mission:

    To offer practical support and activities to include more women and men in the field of digital as well as the contribution to build a more diverse workforce and a wider ICT talent pipeline for Luxembourg.
    To do so we work on three pillars:


    Confidence Building

    Skill Acquisition

    Our Team

    Marie-Adélaïde Gervis

    Marie-Adélaïde Gervis

    Chairwoman and Co-Founder

    Marie-Adélaïde co-founded Girls in Tech Luxembourg in 2013, and WIDE in 2016. She is supporting women entrepreneurship in Luxembourg in the technological area. She is a Communications Manager at the law firm Arendt & Medernach. With WIDE, she focuses on press relations, organizing events and conferences, as well as developing partnerships within the private sector.

    Marina Andrieu

    Marina Andrieu

    Executive Director and Co-Founder

    Marina is the organizer of the first coding classes for Women in Luxembourg and has been appointed by the European Commission to be an ambassador in Luxembourg to promote IT skills, with initiatives such as EU Code Week since 2013.

    Annabelle Buffart

    Annabelle Buffart

    IT Manager

    Geekette since her first iMac in 1997, Annabelle is still in new technology! She is passionate about the web and its development and is currently a Web Designer and Communications Manager at Agile Partner. She is also involved in the Java User Group Luxembourg, well-known as YAJUG.

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