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Move It Forward for Women in Media - female digital starters weekend


  • 18 Ravensteinstraat Brussel, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, 1000 Belgium (map)

In celebration of Startup Europe Week 2017, the Digital Leadership Institute and its partners are proud to announce the third FREE Move It Forward - female digital starters weekend bringing together teenage and adult women* from the greater Brussels region to develop digital projects promoting women in media. 

This initiative, part of the DLI inQube female digital accelerator, is supported by top technology companies, media organisations, and youth and women's networks and communities. Its objective is to give beginner girls and women the skills to drive positive change and enable them to become digital entrepreneurs and leaders.

Registrations are open until February 7th!

Draft Program:

Day One - 11 February (Saturday):

8:00-8:30 - Registration & Coffee
8:30-10:30 - Opening Plenary: Inspiring talks by Move It Forward Partners
Welcome & Keynote Presentations:
Welcome: Ms. Cheryl Miller & Ms. Rosanna Kurrer / DLI Cofounders
Keynote Presentations
10:30-12:30 - Workshop 1: Smartphone App Development with MIT App Inventor for Android with Ms. Rosanna Kurrer / DLI
12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Break
13:30-15:30 - Workshop 2: Vislualise Your Concept with Tableau
15:30-18:00 - Brainstorming, Proposals, Idea Selection, Team Grouping & Project Work
18:00-19:00 - Dinner
19:00-22:00 - Project Work with Coaches

Day Two - 12 February (Sunday):

8:00-8:30 - Coffee & Danishes
8:30-10:30 - Workshop 3: Filmmaking with Blender
10:30-12:30 - Workshop 4: Launch Your Project in the Cloud with Ms. Nicola Walsh & Ms. Madalina Lazar / Amazon Web Services
12:30-13:30 - Lunch Break
13:30-16:00 - Project Work with Coaches
16:00-17:00 - Presentation Preparation
17:00-19:00 - Closing Plenary: Project Presentations & Judging
18:30 - Keynote Presentation
19:00-21:00 - Awards Dinner & Networking

Awards:
Prizes will be handed out for the top three projects presented on Sunday afternoon:

  • Overall Best: 6-month inQubation at DLI; 10 Hours one-to-one inQube Startup Coaching; Other TBC
  • Most Business Potential: 4-month inQubation at DLI; 8 Hours one-to-one inQube Startup Coaching; Other TBC
  • Most Innovative: 4-month inQubation at DLI; 8 Hours one-to-one inQube Startup Coaching; Other TBC