Speakers Winter School 2022, Nice

Our selected students took their seat in a unique classroom. Top level teachers and mentors came from across the EU Member states and gave our students a first class education. They addressed everything from economics to policy, climate change to cybersecurity, and innovation to media, during panel discussions and roundtables, casual fireside chats, and keynote speeches.

Sylvie Brunet

Member of the European Parliament; Honorary President, 2022 Winter School for Female Leadership in the Digital Age

David Gesbert

Director, Eurecom

Monique Pariat

Director-General for Migration and Home Affairs (DG HOME), EU Commission

Tony Jin

Chief Representative to the European Institutions, HUAWEI

Dora Palfi

Co-Founder & CEO, imagiLabs

Alessandra Moretti

Member of the European Parliament

Violeta Bulc

Former European Commissioner for Transport

Sixtine Bouygues

Deputy Director General for Communication, EU Commission

Robert Biedroń

Member of the European Parliament; Chair of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Berta Herrero

Programme Director, Schools for Female Leadership in the Digital Age; Senior EU Public Affairs Manager leading on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, HUAWEI

Katarina Ivanković Knežević

Director, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, EU Commission

Lina Gálvez Muñoz

Member of the European Parliament; Member, Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

Caritta Seppä

COO & Co-Founder, Tespack; Forbes 30 Under 30

Miguel Otero-Iglesias

Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute; Professor, IE School of Global and Public Affairs; Research Associate, EU-Asia Institute at ESSCA School of Management; Co-founder and Coordinator, European Think Tank Network of China (ETNC)

Costanza Hermanin

Director of the Inclusive Leadership Initiative at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute and Professor of EU Politica at the College of Europe in Bruges

Sven Kallen

Founder & Secretary, Life Terra

Candace Johnson

Founder/Co-founder SES, Loral Teleport Europe, Europe Online, GTWN, OWNSAT, VATM, GBRW

Michael Zinkanell

Deputy Director, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy

Bridget Cosgrave

President & Founder, Every European Digital; Digital Transport and Logistics Forum Expert, EU Commission; former Director-General, Digital Europe

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Vice-Rector, Kozminski University; Research Fellow, Harvard LWP; Ambassador, SwissCognitive, World-Leading AI

Roberta N. Haar

Professor of Foreign Policy Analysis and Transatlantic Relations, Maastricht University; Research Director, University College Maastricht

Tsvetelina Penkova

Member of the European Parliament

Marie Postma

Head of Department, Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, Tilburg University

Margot Dor

Director, Government Affairs; ETSI

Tina Zournatzi

Head of Communications, DG Migration and Home Affairs, EU Commission

Shada Islam

Founder, New Horizons Project; Editor, EU Observer; Visiting Professor, College of Europe (Natolin); Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Global Development; Senior Advisor, Europe in the World, EPC; Senior Advisor, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Anett Mádi-Nátor

President, Women4Cyber Foundation

Cláudia Cavadas

Vice Rector for Research, University of Coimbra

Philip Herd

Director Of Communications, EU Public Affairs, Huawei

Sabina Ciofu

Head of EU Trade Policy, TechUK

Manuela Prina

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

Josianne Cutajar

Member of the European Parliament

Lucia Kleštincová

Career coach for EU public servants, European Commission; Executive Coach, Burnout Heroes; Life Coach and Mentor; Feminine leadership expert; Founder & Host, Lights on Europe

Luisa Baldini

Presentation, Communication & Corporate Media Trainer; Event facilitator & moderator; Co-Founder, Composure Media; Former BBC Royal Correspondent; PEAS Women's Leadership Group

Kira Marie Peter-Hansen

Member of the European Parliament Vice-Chair, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance

Tamara Tafra

Counsellor for Cyber Issues, Hybrid Threats and Disinformation, Permanent Representation of Croatia to the European Union

Nuno Machado Lopes

ExO Consultant & Trainer, SingularityU Faculty

Nadia Khelef

Head of Public-Private partnerships to Accelerate Innovation, Institut Pasteur

Mónica Sánchez Soliva

Head of Competition Policy, Telefónica, S.A. (Madrid)

Giorgia Epicoco

Senior EU Public Affairs Manager, HUAWEI

Cornel Amariei

CEO at .lumen, Forbes U30 EU

Magali Altounian

Deputy Mayor in charge of Innovation and European Relations, City of Nice

Magda Rosenmöller

Associate Professor, IESE Business School

Katharine Klačanský

Research Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha

Senior Leadership Advisor, Redscope

Héloïse Priou

Education Lead, EIT Health France

Bisila Bokoko

Philantropist; CEO, BBES; former Executive Director, Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in New York City

Anna-Luise Böhm

Head of Digital Transformation & IT Strategy Consumer Health, Bayer

Martina Rogato

Sustainability Advisor; Professor, Lumsa University and Ilsole24ore Business School; Co-Founder, Young Women Network; Sherpa, Women20 Italy; Gender Advisor and Co-Chair of the Climate Justice Working Group of Women7 (G7)

Liisi Org

CEO, Latitude59; Venture Associate, The Better Fund

Carla Clarissa van Stralen

Founder, The Women's Leadership Program

Naomi Saelens

Executive Coach, The Women's Leadership Program

Verena Kaip

Manager, Digital Health, MedTech Europe  

Emina Abrahamsdotter

CEO, GoGender

Erik Trautman

Senior Consultant – Labor and Education, Ernst & Young (EY)

Nadine Seleem

Programme Officer, IUCN Green List

Nadia Garfunkel

Partnerships Manager, imagiLabs

Melek Önen

Associate Professor, EURECOM

Patricia Álvarez

Student Coach