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With a longstanding interest in women empowerment, POLITICO is delighted to present the 2nd edition of its Women Rule Summit.

With the recent midterm elections in the U.S. and the recent European elections in May, this promises to be an exciting time to reflect on the progress achieved by women at the political and corporate levels, and revive the debate on women empowerment.

Some of the key questions that will be tackled during this high-level event include:

  • Will women lead the European Union in 2019-24?
  • What organizational changes have proven to be the most successful for the empowerment of women?
  • How can men be involved in the conversation on gender equality?
  • Does the rise of far-right parties pose a threat to gender equality?

Building on the success of last year’s edition and our Women Rule series, the 2019 Women Rule Summit will gather 130+ attendees and feature unique networking opportunities, inspirational keynote speeches, thought-provoking debates and practical breakout sessions on important matters we explore in our journalism.

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2019 PARTNERS

Networking partner

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KEY FIGURES

117000000

2018 Social Media Impressions

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Global events

150

High level speakers

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Top international policymakers, business leaders and influencers

2018 TESTIMONIALS

“WeCan is proud to support POLITICO Europe’s first ever #WomenRule summit.”


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“Excellent, insightful panel discussion about the impact of #MeToo at POLITICO Europe’s Women Rule Summit”


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REPLAY – MARCH 8 INTERVIEW

In celebration of the International Women’s Day, POLITICO held a Women Rule interview with Anna-Kaisa Itkonen, a founding member of the WECAN-network. This event was moderated by Ryan Heath, political editor, and Marion Solletty, deputy policy news editor, and presented by Hrvoje Custonja, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer, International School Sport Federation.

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2018 SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

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Women Rule Launch Cocktail

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POLITICO WOMEN RULE SERIES

A transatlantic network of rising stars and accomplished professionals between the U.S. and E.U.

  • Upon interest, possibility to organize networking cocktails, lunches or working groups in Paris, London and/or Berlin. Contact us to hear more.
  • Discover the U.S. series here!

WHY IS THIS SUMMIT UNIQUE

VISIONARY SPEAKERS
Attracting visionary speakers from across the globe

INTERACTIVE AGENDA
Featuring an interactive 1-day agenda with keynotes, panels and solutions-oriented roundtable discussions

PEER CONNECTIONS
Networking opportunities with industry leaders and stakeholders

TRACK RECORD
A successful launch edition. Highlights from 2018

BECOME A SPONSOR

GET INVOLVED
  • Drive the conversation on equal-representation and the challenges ahead
  • Network with the trailblazers in women’s leadership in politics, policymaking, and business across Europe
  • Showcase your thought leadership in front of top policymakers and other transformative leaders
  • Align your brand with the #1 Most Read, Most Influential EU Media Publication
  • Deliver key messages through dedicated media components

2019 SPEAKERS

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Arancha González
Executive Director
International Trade Centre

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Sixtine Bouygues
Head of Communication
European Commission

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Binna Kandola
Business Psychologist and Senior Partner
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Ciairín de Buis
CEO
Women for Election

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Terry Reintke
Member of the European Parliament

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Dirk Luyten
Founder of the Gender Diversity Research Fund
INSEAD

Margot James

Margot James
Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
United Kingdom

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Helena Dalli
Minister for European Affairs and Equality
Malta

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