Our Partners

We thank our partners for supporting this initiative and helping us to bring more female leaders into Europe’s digital future.

Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG)

Summer School 2021, Lisbon

The national body responsible for the implementation of the public policies designed to promote gender equality in Portugal.

“The Portuguese government is really supporting of this idea [of the Summer School for Female Leadership in the Digital Age], so thank you very much to Huawei.” – Sandra Ribeiro, President, CIG


Summer School 2021, Lisbon

Portugal’s integrated public policy initiative aimed at enhancing digital competences.

“Digital inclusion is social inclusion, especially for women. Thanks a lot for this Summer School, for choosing Portugal for its first edition. This event shows the great vision of your company.”– Luisa Ribeiro Lopes, Chair of the Board of Directors, .pt & General Coordinator of INCoDe.2030

European Training Foundation (ETF)

The EU agency that contributes to the development of labour market, education and training systems in EU neighbouring countries.

“Being at the forefront in supporting EU neighbours to develop better opportunities for all, we welcome the opening of the ‘Winter School for Female Leadership in the Digital Age’ to a talented young woman from the Western Balkans. Through initiatives such as this, we can further reduce the gender and digital divide and boost human capital development in the region.” – Cesare Onestini, Director, ETF


A female-founded EdTech startup equipping and empowering girls and young women to learn how to code.

“At imagiLabs we believe that technology is our future and in order for this future to be inclusive and equal, all genders need to have a say in how we develop technologies. We cannot achieve this vision without strong partnerships and we are very happy to be able to join forces with the European Leadership Academy. The young female leaders trained in the program will be the seeds of change across Europe.” – Dora Palfi, Co-Founder and CEO, ImagiLabs


Life Terra Foundation

The Life Terra foundation aims for 500 million trees for Europe

“Life Terra seeks to bring people together, harnessing and monitoring nature’s own carbon capture mechanism and enabling citizens to take urgent action against the climate crisis. In this respect we’re proud to partner with the European Leadership Academy, empowering a new generation of leaders to not only bridge the digital divide but also to promote sustainability across all of Europe” - Sven Kallen, Founder & Secretary, www.lifeterra.eu