Startup Girls in a Startup World - Inspiring fireside chats, networking & YOGA!!

Jun 29, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Le Wagon Brussels - Tech Trainings ( web & data), 10 Cantersteen, Bruxelles, 1000

“I’m a Startup Girl, in a Startup World”. Inspiring fireside chat by female leaders, networking & YOGA !!!

In-person event
Fireside ChatPanel DiscussionSGWomenWorkshop

About this event

A dynamic gathering designed to celebrate and empower women in the startup ecosystem of Brussels. This event brings together a vibrant community of female entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders to share insights, build networks, and inspire the next generation of women innovators.

And overall remember, the signature of the SG Community is its positive atmosphere fostering exchanges as a community around fireside chats, even when receiving top leaders to discuss complex topics.

Join us for an inspiring afternoon of learning, networking, and wellness. Let's shape the future of startups together!

Agenda and highlights

15:00- 15:15: Introduction Speech - Breaking Barriers

Speaker: Yuxi Guan, Director, SG Brussels & Paris, CEO, Gapoq

Highlight: Yuxi Guan will share her journey and encounters on 4 continents and in 3 industries as a student, business representative, collaborator, entrepreneur, and a woman overcoming challenges in some of the most male-dominated sectors. Her insights will inspire aspiring female entrepreneurs and business leaders.2. Panel Discussion: The Future of Women in Tech

15:20 - 15:50: Panel Discussion - The Future of Women in Tech

Panelists :

Fernanda Carcamo

Doowings, Founders & Principal Recruiter

Club L Brussels, Member Admissions Committee

Belgium’s 40 under 40, Alumni & Selection Board Member

Juliya Baniukevic

European Commission, Expert

Starfish Academy Lietuva, Facilitator

Research Council of Lithuania, Ianus project coordinator

Nature Research Centre, Head of Project Development Department

Moderator: Yuxi Guan

Highlight: A dynamic discussion focusing on the evolving landscape for women in tech, exploring opportunities, challenges, and strategies for success.

15:55 - 16:20: Fireside Chat - From Idea to Impact

Speakers:

Sylvane Verdonck

UN Women France, member

Metropolis of Lille, European Councilor (2014-2020)

SW Agency, CEO

SW business club, founder

Elysabeth Doudinot de la Boissiere

Investor, mentor

StartLab

We Are Founders

Highlight: An engaging conversation about turning innovative ideas into impactful businesses, with personal anecdotes and advice from successful female entrepreneurs.

16:30 – 17:00: Interactive Panel - Mentorship Matters

Panelists:

Jolien Demeyer

Jellow, Founder

Marketing scaleurs, Founder

MyCataleya Apartments, Co-owner

Think big scale fast, Author

Mayssa Badr

Copl, Founder & CEO

Ligue des Familles, Administration Committee member

Womenpreneur-initiative, Mentor

Moderator: Mirona Magearu

Highlight: An interactive discussion on the importance of mentorship, featuring stories and tips from experienced mentors and mentees

17:00 - 17:25: Open Panel with the Public – Radical Respect

Moderator: Yuxi Guan

Highlight A thought-provoking discussion centered around Kim Scott's insights and her invaluable advice on fostering a culture of respect within a company.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2gxt9rQhVo&list=PL6AD_bWsx2JXaOCHvhEvRr1jOIVveen_0&index=25

17:25 – 18:00: Refreshing Yoga Session - Mindfulness and Balance for Entrepreneurs

Highlight: A rejuvenating yoga session designed to help participants find balance and mindfulness, promoting well-being and clarity.

17:25 – 18:00: Networking Opportunities with F&B served

Highlight a closing networking session providing ample opportunities for attendees to connect, share ideas, and build relationships.

All Day: Mentorship Lounge and Resource Corner

Highlight One-on-one mentorship sessions and a resource corner offering personalized guidance and valuable resources to help attendees advance their startups.

Join us for these highlights and more at "Startup Girls in a Startup World," where inspiration meets innovation!




Speakers

  • Mayssa Badr

    Copl.eu

    Founder & CEO

  • Fernanda Carcamo

    Doowings

    Recruitment Expert

  • Myriam Schächtel

    Google & IamRemarkable Lead for Belgium

    Senior Industry Manager

  • Jolien Demeyer

    Jelloow

    Founder & CEO

  • Caroline Cogels

    StartLab Brussels

    Managing Director

Moderators

  • Mirona Magearu

    Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

    Events Coordinator

  • Yuxi Guan

    Startup Grind

    Brussels Director

When

When

Saturday, June 29, 2024
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Organizer

  • Yuxi Guan

    Chapter Director

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