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INNOVEIT Bilbao - Women Leadership & Entrepreneurship


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. INNOVEIT BILBAO: Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership will be a celebration of women, featuring leading entrepreneurs  delivering high impact innovations and representing unique knowledge and expertise.

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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! This event has the objective of sharing insights on tackling gender division and promoting women entrepreneurship within Europe and beyond!

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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The event is the perfect opportunity to join the EIT Community – no matter what stage of the innovation journey you’re on, from start to finish. Join our inspiring panel of speakers and workshops that will cover several topics and set the basis towards a more equalitarian industry!

INNOVEIT Bilbao is part of the INNOVEIT WEEKS event series, the flagship event of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). Discover how the EIT, as Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem is harnessing the power of innovation to address the urgent and critical challenges we face. Join us in one of our 10 events in 10 locations across Europe! For more information please visit: