Meeting with a women scientist from NASA at the US Embassy

Thursday the 14th of June 2018, Luxembourg welcomed Mrs. Nancy Searby a NASA scientist visiting the country for a day. Mrs. Searby met with Government Officials working in the field of space, and the FNR (Luxembourg National research Fund) who has partnerships with NASA, as well as with high school students. WIDE had the chance […]

Gender4STEM event: « How to increase girl’s participation in STEM disciplines? »

Gender4STEM is an Erasmus+ project aiming to tackle the low representation of girls in STEM disciplines. Gender4stem first European event took place in Luxembourg on June 7th, organized by Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology – LIST and hosted by IFEN. The conference “How to increase girl’s participation in STEM disciplines? Gender fair teaching good practices » gathered around 40 teachers, educators […]

Women, coding and confidence

Thursday the 3rd of May WIDE was present at the representation of the European Commission in Luxembourg. The day was divided into different parts all related to “Women, Coding & Confidence”. This event was affiliated to the Erasmus plus project (adult education) results, Wow Code 2 Confidence, which aims to share best practices on coding […]

Girls in ICT Day 2018 – Luxembourg

  • avril 30th, 2018
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On April 26th, WIDE had the honour and the pleasure to celebrate the internationally renowned GIRLS IN ICT DAY in Luxembourg-ville, the event being hosted at the Lycée des arts et metiers. The all-day event was  a success as more around 50 high school  girls participated to various workshops throughout the day on topics such […]

« Empower women to take ownership of the digital world » – Conference at the EU House

As part of International Women’s Day 2018, the Information Office of the European Parliament in Luxembourg organised a conference Friday the 9th of March at the European Union house. The subject was “Empower women to take ownership of the digital world.” During the introduction, Viviane Reding underlined the differences between men and women in Luxembourg […]

Women in Fintech: WIDE leading the way

The early months of 2018 have been focused on Fintech for WIDE. Indeed following the success of our conference Women in Fintech in presence of PM Bettel and more than 300 participants we have decided to organise a series of workshops on related topics. Blockchain: For this first session (full house, with nearly 40 participants) […]

Girlsindigital.lu winnings’ at the Game of Code hackathon

We are really proud of our girlsindigital.lu team who took part to the Game of Code this weekend, working on an entrepreneurial idea, a smart fridge using machine learning. The girls won 2 special awards: NextGen by SAP and Coup de coeur for their team spirit by Lâ Baloise. The team also had the chance […]

International Women’s Day 2018 at Fieldgen school in Luxembourg city

Thursday morning, the 8th of March 2018, WIDE was present at the Fieldgen school in Luxembourg city to celebrate International Women’s Day. This event organised by the Ministry of Equal Opportunities (Ministère de l’Égalité des chances) raised awareness about women’s rights and inequalities with men, thanks to many workshops around stereotypes. WIDE presented an interactive […]

Women in fintech #2 – skills and innovation

  • janvier 12th, 2018
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Our conference ‘Women in fintech #2’ gathered 300 participants who listened about current challenges and role of women in fintech sector, so vivid and growing in Luxembourg. Audience was welcomed by our president, Marie-Adelaïde Gervis, who expressed her happinness in seeing full house and such interest in the subject. Next we had a chance to hear […]