News about Accelerate! Conferences:
Tavola Rotonda "Donne & Media"
organised by PWA Milan
8 Jun 2016, 18:00 - 21:30
@Hotel Dei Cavalieri. Milan, IT
Konferencja #jawmediach /
Women in Media Conference
organised by PWN Warsaw
28 Apr 2016, 09:00-16:00
@Zapraszamy w czwartek, 28 kwietnia 2016 r., Hotel Grand, ul. Krucza 28, Warszawie!, Warsaw, PL
08 Apr 2016, 09:00 – 16:00 @ Flagey
Women in Media 2.0: Amplify the Voice of Female Experts, 26th, of October, 2016
This conference builds on our Accelerate! "Women in Media" kick-off event in April 2016 in Brussels. Join us for a day of dynamic discussions with professionals working in the field to change the status quo. Because balanced news reporting is key for gender equality and women's empowerment!
First Accelerate! Conference in Warsaw on Wednesday, 17th of June, 2015
| May 2015
Kick-off Accelerate! Conference in Warsaw on June 17th - PWN Warsaw is hosting the Accelerate! KICK-OFF CONFERENCE. It will see the presentation of the first results of the ‘Needs Analysis’ survey -5000 organisations will be surveyed in Poland -, and of the Polish “board-ready” women database. A brokerage session with representatives of boards of directors meeting candidates, both managers and women experts - ready to take board seats in companies -, will be also staged. Workshops on leadership and responsibility of board and supervisory board members complete the agenda of the day. [...]"
A unique survey of SMEs in Belgium and in Europe maps their governance and board requirements
| April 2015
"Accelerate! An EU-funded projects promoting women to boards of SMEs - The top-ranked EU-funded project ACCELERATE! complements existing EU action on gender-balanced boards by targeting specifically SMEs. The starting point: a highly innovative needs analysis questionnaire to map SME governance and board requirements, and their speicific needs. Next: dedicated tools developed for use by organisations wishing to accelerate women’s access to board positions in SMEs. [...]"
Accelerate! EU funds two year project to complement their action promoting women’s access to boards and the media
| October 2014
"This year’s Women’sForum in Deauville will see the kick-‐off of Accelerate!, the top‐ranked EU‐funded project supporting women as they accessseats on boards and in the media. Accelerate! is run by the SofiaFoundation (Societal Organisation for Feminine Impact and Achievement), a Brussels‐based non‐profit researching and accelerating women’s participation in economic, political and social governance across Europe [...]"