INNOVEIT Bilbao - Women Leadership & Entrepreneurship

The EIT community is proud to be home to a thriving community of women innovators, entrepreneurs and students forging a more inclusive and diverse network of innovation for Europe and beyond. Get to discover our new and improved Women Leadership & Entrepreneurship programme and find out how you can get involved!

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Did you know that female startups founders are a minority in Europe? Even though they represent more than half of the population, women account for less than a third of entrepreneurs. The “INNOVEIT BILBAO: Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership” event will be a celebration of women leading trends and technologies, delivering high impact innovations and representing unique knowledge and expertise. This event has the objective of sharing insights on how to tackling gender division and promoting women entrepreneurship withing the EIT Community.

The event will:

  • Showcase women contribution to economic growth and development through entrepreneurship.
  • Explore the reasons behind the gender breach in women entrepreneurship and finance and its impact in terms of equality and innovation.
  • Reveal the latest best practices in bridging down entrepreneurial stereotypes, support and funding programmes that challenge gendered and culturally specific assumptions

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This event is part of the INNOVEIT WEEKS event series, for more information please visit: