Top-Level Learning

The students selected by the Jury to receive one of the 29 full scholarships available to participate in this edition will take their seat in a unique classroom. Global thought leaders, experts in different fields and inspiring professors will give them a top-level education, as they address everything from technology to equality, including sustainability, economics, international relations, media and innovation. The sessions will take many different formats and students will enjoy enlightening exchanges and valuable networking opportunities during panel discussions and roundtables, lunch breaks, evening events, workshops and masterclasses.

Speakers of the 2023 Summer School will be announced soon. To see the speakers who participated in previous editions, please check the 2022 Winter School, 2022 Summer School and 2021 Summer School pages.

Pilar Alegría

Minister of Education, Government of Spain

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Kozminski University; Senior Research Associate, Harvard University

Violeta Bulc

Curator of Ecocivilisation; Former European Commissioner for Transport

Teresa Cervero García

Leading Research Engineer, Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)

Tony Jin Yong

Vice-President European Region, Huawei

Mary Coughlan

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland

Soledad Patiño

Global Skills Academy Coordinator, UNESCO

Marc Angel

Vice-President of the European Parliament

Prof. Danuta Hübner

MEP, European Parliament; former EU Commissioner for Trade & Regional Policy

Elisabeth Köstinger

Former Environment Minister of Austria

David Jiménez

Columnist, author & journalist. Former Editor-in-Chief, El Mundo

Selina Wen

Chief Representative to the European Institutions, Huawei

Evangelia Chalioti

Senior Lecturer and Associate Chair, Department of Economics, Yale University

Prof. Soulla Louca

Head of the Department of Digital Innovation and Director of the Institute for the Future, University of Nicosia

Berta Herrero

Director, Schools for Female Leadership in the Digital Age & The Women’s Academy for Rural Innovation; Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, Huawei Europe

Josianne Cutajar

Member of the European Parliament

Cécile Deprez

Researcher, German Aerospace Center (DLR); Public speaker and advocate for women+ in STEM

Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero

Member of the European Parliament

Sevim Aktas

Policy Officer, DG CLIMA, European Commission

Katarína Roth Neveđalová

Member of the European Parliament

Ángela Paloma

Head of Cabinet of Spain's Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism; PhD, Women Leadership in Politics

Carmen González

Vice-President, Huawei Spain

Cristina Rivero Fernández

Director of the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Industry, CEOE

Eleni Stavrou

Member of the European Parliament

Tamara Tafra

Minister Counsellor for Cyber Issues, Hybrid Threats and Disinformation, Permanent Representation of Croatia to the EU

Andrea Davies Brezoňáková

First Officer, Boeing 737, Norwegian

Marcos Ros

Member of the European Parliament

Ghislaine Ihirwe

Legal advisor in digital inclusion, Digital Economics, Directorate-General for Economic Regulation, Belgian Ministry of Economy

Emma Wehrwein

Head of the Project Management Office, Gaia-X Federation Services

Kadri Tuisk

Founder & CEO Clanbeat & SageAI; Advisory Board Member, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia; Co-Founder, EdTech Estonia

Eduvigis Ortiz

Founder & President, Women4Cyber Spain; Strategic Alliances Leaders, SAS

Hafsat Abiola

President, Women in Africa Initiative

Ricardo Marvao

Co-founder & Chief Growth Officer, Beta-i; Strategic Council Member, Startup Portugal

Sabina Ciofu

Associate Director – International, techUK

Prof. Salvatore Moccia

Head of EIT Digital Master School, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

Ewa Widlak

President, UN Women Spain

Lilia Luchianov

Policy officer, DG SANTÉ, European Commission

Aina Monfort

Head of Operations - Industrial Site Spain, Airbus

Francesca Romana D'Antuono

Co-president, Volt Europa

Roberta Cianetti

Global Director, Social Operations & Partnerships Strategy, Condé Nast

Andrea G. Rodríguez

Lead Digital Policy Analyst, EU Digital Agenda, European Policy Center (EPC)

Raquel Jorge Ricart

Policy Analyst - Technology, Digital and Cyber Policy, Elcano Royal Institute

Angela Stathi

Expert Advisor, The European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA); Chair, NED

Eva Poptcheva

Member of the European Parliament

María Paula Caycedo

Directress of Innovation Hub South, EIT Urban Mobility

Anastasia-Sissy Gkika

Member of the Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU in charge of Education

Prof. Cecilia Danesi

Researcher at the Institute of European Studies and Human Rights, Pontifical University of Salamanca

Noemi Diéguez Casero

Project Manager - Control Centers, Siemens

Brian Fitzgerald

Krehbiel Chair in Innovation in Business & Technology, University of Limerick; Director, Lero - Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software.

Luisa Baldini

Co-Founder, Composure Media; former Royal Correspondent, BBC

Elena Schubert

Deputy Equality Coordinator, DG AGRI, European Commission 

Michele Pastore

Director, Public Affairs, Huawei Europe

Maria Daniel Loureiro

Intelligence Analyst, DG HERA, European Commission

Evelina Kurgonaitė-Swoboda

Secretary General, Fair Standards Alliance

Mitch Davis

Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Programs Lead, Autodesk

Núria Salán

President, Catalan Society of Technology; Professor, UPC-Terrassa

Aikaterini Liakopoulou

Business Coach for EU-backed Deeptech Startups

Elma Hot Dervic

Postdoc, Complexity Science Hub Vienna

María Pérez

Councillor Local Government of Valencia

Montse Delgado Llavina

Head of Entrepreneurship Education, EIT Health

Angeliki Eleftheriou

Corporate Affairs & ESG Senior Manager, Nova

Despina Manousos

Senior Manager, EU Public Affairs, Huawei

Ozioma Egwuonwu

Founder & Chief Strategic Transformation Officer, BurnBright International; Founder, World Dream Day

Eva Bernard

Principal, Gender and Climate Action, EBRD & Lecturer, Sciences Po

Moon Jerin

Founder and CEO, Aeindri Protocol

Fanny Benedetti

Global Gender, Diversity and Inclusive leadership Advocate; former Executive Director, UN Women France; former Chief Gender Equality, Education and Youth, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France

Cristina Almeida

Co-Founder & President, Women4Cyber Portugal

John Edwards

Secretary-General, EURASHE

Manuela Prina

Head of the Skills Identification and Development Unit, European Training Foundation (ETF)

Kristien Van den Eynde

Human Capital Development Specialist with a focus on Entrepreneurial Learning, Youth Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Skills, European Training Foundation (ETF)

Giorgia Epicoco

Senior EU Public Affairs Manager, Huawei Europe

Eleni Toli

Project Manager, Athena Research and Innovation Center

Ena Kosanovic

Project Officer - IT Girls, UNDP

Urška Bux

WorkInHealth Program Manager, EIT Health

Nikola Vučić

News Anchor & TV Host, N1 (CNN exclusive news affiliated channel for the Western Balkans)

Lilyana Borisova

Policy and Regulation Expert, VATM

Enzo Ribagnac

EU Technology & Trade Policy Adviser, Huawei Europe

Romana Kmetová

Air Traffic Controller, Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic

Laura Wiesenfeld

Head of Policy and Legal Affairs, SCOPE Europe

Arantzazu Martínez

Academic Painter; Commissioned by Lucasfilm Ltd. to take part on Star Wars Vision; New York Academy of Figurative Art alumna

Simone Mohrs

Digital Health Manager, MedTech Europe

Manuel Delgado Meroño

Visual Artist; Social Policy Advisor to the VP for Culture and Open Society, PP

Isabelle Kumar

former News Anchor, Euronews

Irina Karagyaur

Co-founder, BQ9; European Climate Pact Ambassador; Top 100 Women of the Future & Asia's 100 Women Power Leaders

Nuno Machado Lopes

Leadership Coach, SingularityU Faculty

Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha

Senior Leadership Advisor, Redscope

Chiyo Robertson

Senior Journalist, Media Advisor and Trainer

Marta Portalés Oliva

European Projects Coordinator, Horizon 2020, Mobile World Capital

Emina Abrahamsdotter

CEO, GoGender

Dominique de Marné

CEO, Mental Health Crowd GmbH; Senior Policy Advisor on Youth, Mental Health Europe

Cristina Vicente

Head of Training, Cámara Valencia - Business School

Laura Resteghini

Senior Microwave Antenna Engineer, Huawei 

Malak Kubessi Perez

Head of Employment, Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Daria Tereshchenko

Cybersecurity & Intelligence Business Manager, Mastercard 

Laurence Jacobs

Women in Tech Ambassador, Agoria; Author

Renata Taušan

Head of Office, Representative Office of the Slavonia, Baranja and Srijem Region to the EU

Dora Palfi

Co-Founder & CEO, imagi

Beatrice Ionascu

Co-founder and CTO – Product Development, imagi

Fu Ling

EU Public Affairs Manager, Huawei Europe

Anna Gioia Scardelli

Community Engagement & Outreach Specialist, Women Political Leaders (WPL)

Tereza Topková


Sofía Gabasa Barcoj

Technical Officer, Federation of Rural Women's Associations (Fademur)

Matthew Paris

Learning and Development Officer, Richmond Foundation

Kaja Posnik

Program Director, Girls Future Ready Foundation; Founder of 'Breath of Art' podcast, Neuroscience student at UCL

Simona Franková

CEO, NG Aviation SE

Inga Henriksen

Co-founder, Lilja App

Marta Bulik

Founder, Wellbelicious, Certified wellness coach and Yoga teacher

Ardis Rut

Co-founder, Lilja App