29 November 2017

Women First, Prosperity for All – EYIF at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India

This year, Nicholas Zylberglajt our President and Co-Founder, will be part of the US Mission to the EU delegation at the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. The summit will be held in the capital of Telangana state, Hyderabad, the “Entrepreneurship Capital of India” and home to T-Hub, India’s largest startup incubator.

The topic for this edition will be Women First, Prosperity for All, and will focus on women entrepreneurship and global economic growth. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES hopes it will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level.

Nicholas’s role will be to emphasize the extraordinary entrepreneurship potential of women.

The European Young Innovators Forum is strongly committed for more gender balance in the entrepreneurship and innovation area. To this extent, at the last editions of UnConvention, our flagship event, we had the pleasure of hosting the EU Prize for Women Innovators and the Rising Innovator 2017, both European Commission initiatives.

Furthermore, in the last editions of the InnoPitch competitions, two women, Ms. Cristina Tsvetanova CEO of Blitab and Ms. Emerald de Leeuw CEO of EuroComply, won the European Young Innovator Award, the prize awarded by the EYIF to extraordinary young entrepreneurs.

And this is just the beginning: we are already planning other initiatives to empower women entrepreneurs all over Europe. Make sure to keep an eye on us!