Startup Girls in a Startup World

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 panel discussions 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- 15:10: Introduction Speech - Breaking Barriers

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

15:15 - 15:45: Panel Discussion - The Future of Women in Tech

Panelists :

Julija Baniukevic

European Commission, Expert

Starfish Academy Lietuva, Facilitator

Research Council of Lithuania | Lietuvos mokslo taryba, Ianus project coordinator

Nature Research Centre, Head of Project Development Department


Fernanda Carcamo

Doowings, Founders & Principal Recruiter

Club L Brussels, Member Admissions Committee

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

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

15:50 - 16:20: Fireside Chat - From Idea to Impact

Panelists :

Caroline Cogels

StartLAB.BRUSSELS, Managing Director


Jolien Demeyer

Jelloow, Founder

Marketing Scaleurs, Founder

MyCataleya Apartments, Co-owner

Think big scale fast, Author

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

16:25 – 16:55: Interactive Panel - Mentorship & Team Building


Mayssa Badr

Copl, Founder & CEO

Ligue des familles, Administration Committee member

Womenpreneur-Initiative, Mentor


Myriam Schächtel

Google, Senior Industry Manager – Automotive Belgium & Netherlands

hashtag#IamRemarkable, Lead for Belgium

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 all attendees – Radical Respect

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

17:25 – 18:30: Refreshing Wellness Session - Mindfulness and Balance for Entrepreneurs

Highlight: Shen Jin Bagu, a traditional tendons and bones strengthening routine, originally created by Buddhist monks. A rejuvenating session designed to help participants find balance and mindfulness, promoting well-being and clarity.

17:25 – 18:30: Networking Opportunities with Snack Bar and Drinks served

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

Check out what happened


  • Mayssa Badr

    Founder & CEO

  • Fernanda Carcamo


    Recruitment Expert

  • Myriam Schächtel

    Google & IamRemarkable Lead for Belgium

    Senior Industry Manager

  • Jolien Demeyer


    Founder & CEO

  • Caroline Cogels

    StartLab Brussels

    Managing Director

  • Julija Beniukevic

    Sciencentrepreneur & startup advocate


  • Mirona Magearu

    Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking

    Events Coordinator

  • Yuxi Guan

    Startup Grind

    Brussels Director



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



  • Yuxi Guan

    Chapter Director

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