23 January 2018

A transatlantic perspective on women in entrepreneurship

The European Young Innovators Forum and the United States Mission to the EU would like to invite you at the event on “A Transatlantic Perspective on Women in Entrepreneurship: Success Stories and Challenges”. The event, sponsored by MEP Angelika Mlinar, will take place on 30 January 2018 from 12:00 to 14:15 at the European Parliament (ROOM P5B001).

The focus of the event is to continue, in Europe, the discussion from the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), held in Hyderabad on 28-30 November 2017, on women in entrepreneurship where our Nicholas Zylberglajt, our President was part of the United States Mission to the EU delegation!

Join us for this afternoon of conversation on supporting women entrepreneurs to foster economic growth with participants who attended the GES and with women entrepreneurs from around Europe. This event is also an opportunity to build collaboration between the EU and the U.S. to develop entrepreneurial potential and opportunities for women in Europe and America.


12:00- 12:30 Lunch and Registration

12:40-12:50 Welcome speech: Ms Marietje Schaake, Member of the European Parliament, part of ALDE, Vice-Chair of the Delegation for the US and a member of the International Trade Committee

12:50-13:05 Building success: 3 women, 3 stories.

Ms Eva Garcia Ramos, CEO E-Health Technical Solutions

Ms Rositsa Mitova, CEO Farmhopping

Ms Aline Muylaert, Co-Founder CitizenLab

13:05 – 13:10 Transatlantic Support for Entrepreneurs: Ms Christina Tomlinson, Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, United States Mission to the EU.

13:10-13:20 Keynote address: Ms. Vĕra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality (TBC)

13:20-14:20Panel discussion:

Moderator: Mr Nicholas Zylberglajt, EYIF President


  • Ms. Vĕra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality (TBC)
  • Ms Rebecca Weicht, Co-Founder Bantani Education and YTILI fellow
  • Ms Delila Kidanu , External Relations Manager at Think Young
  • Ms Emerald de Leeuw, CEO of Eurocomply

Note: Please take into account the time needed to do the mandatory security checks at the European Parliament.