When the astronauts call Earth from space, we answer

When we checked in with Andrea Boyd a few weeks ago, one of our talented Young Women to Watch 2013, we didn’t expect her to say she’d be the new voice of Europe to the International Space Station. Needless to say we’re very proud. There’s no way of knowing where this young woman could end…

Reflections on Women in Leadership

“If you look for the women, you will find them,” was one of the most poignant lines to come from Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme as she addressed a central London lecture theatre. Helen, who was the first woman elected as Prime Minister of New Zealand, was referring to the lack…

Not any old Library will do

When you meet Anne-Sofie at the Library, you’ll be blown away by the warmth of her welcome and the stunning environment that she has carefully crafted as a unique coworking space in Brussels. The Library is a breath of fresh air, well away from the anonymous office blocks of the European Quarter, set in a…

Aerospace Ace

This month our Young Woman to Watch is currently a kick-ass International Space Station Operator in the selection process for the MarsOne candidate team. With a degree in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Andrea Boyd is a woman with an almost eidetic memory and a real, live space station to take care of.  We asked her about…

Digital futures

Another sunny day, another refreshingly inspiring Young Woman to Watch! This month we’re all about Co-founder of the Digital Future Institute International Valérie Kinoo. This year she’s already been one of the driving forces behind the European Commission’s Girls in ICT Day social media campaign, as well as one of the brains behind the Digital Woman of…

Just do it!

She’s here! Our first Young Woman to Watch 2013! We were truly inspired by Signe Nørgaard’s get up and go attitude as well as her warm generosity in lending advice and encouragement to others. What’s more she’s innovating Brussels with a two-tier consultancy that is drawing in clients left, right and centre. When we need…