We all have a crucial role to play in ensuring better gender balance in aerospace and defence. This workshop, organised by the Directorate General for Defence Industry and Space, will explore the causes of, and discuss ways to improve gender equality.
The event will gather participants from industry, academia, regional authorities and other relevant organisations. With presentations of best practices and participatory discussions on how to mainstream gender equality in aerospace and defence companies and relevant organisations, it aspires to generate and share ideas on how to improve the current situation within the sector across Europe.
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When: 5 May 2021, from 9h to 12h30
9h00: Participants’ reception including technical instructions on the event
9h15 Welcome address by Timo Pesonen, Director General DG DEFIS
9h30: Cases of best practices followed by focus-group discussion
Anastasia Nazare, Diversity, Inclusion: Talent Maganagement of SES
Veronika Eckstein, Head of Airbus Digital Academy
Ane Aanesland, CEO of Thurstme
Zaira Burlo, Director of Customer Support, Services & Training, Leonardo SpA
11h30: Focus-group discussions on “how can we best mainstream gender equality in our organizations?”
12h30: End of event