Summer School 2018: Web Development Training

This Summer we had the opportunity to offer a one-week web development course from July 16 to 20 at Forum Geesseknäppchen in Luxembourg. A dozen young girls and boys participated in our web Summer School which was supervised by our incredible team of trainers. During this very formative week, the participants could discover or deepen […]

Video game competition for girls

We had the pleasure to organise on Thursday 21.06.2018 our first video game competition for girls at Lycée Vauban’s MakerFest. About twenty young girls competed for first place to win an vouchers worth 100€ and 75€. Many more came to our booth and shown interest for the activities. As WIDE, we wanted to gather girls […]

« Genre et Éducation » conference in Mondorf-les-Bains

On 6 and 7 July, our director and co-founder Marina Andrieu participated as a speaker at « Genre et Éducation » conference organised under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Greater Region. Click here for more details about this conference.   Le 6 et 7 juillet, notre directrice et co-fondatrice Marina Andrieu a participé comme intervenante lors de […]

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

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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 […]