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Women Entrepreneurs Deserve Encouragement, Empowerment

According to the Telefónica Global Millennial Survey launch earlier this year, 48 percent of Millennial women feel being an entrepreneur is an important life accomplishment; and 66 percent feel they have the opportunity to become one within their home countries. Susan Segal, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas, participated in a Q&A session with Telefónica to discuss the importance of empowering women …Read more

FT-Telefónica Millennials Summit, Brussels – 19 September 2013

The FT-Telefónica Millennials Summit in Brussels is the last in a series of three global events attended by business and political leaders and high-profile influencers, to discuss what we, collectively, need to do to empower adult Millennials to make an impact on society and achieve their potential. The conversation in Brussels continued with a focus on the digital future of Europe as Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission and …Read more

Defining the Millennial Generation

Neelie Kroes, Vice President European Commission, shares her thoughts on women in the workplace, entrepreneurship and technology for the Millennial generation. Q How do you attract women to work in the ICT sector? A By catching them early, explaining that ICT is now a sector with a very wide range of jobs, connecting them with mentors and making plain arguments about how financially attractive and global the sector is.  If I …Read more