WISE event

Are you a woman working or studying IT, who’s interested in sharing experiences, listening to inspirational speakers and networking actively. Then join us for the :

6th WISE EVENT on Friday 12-05-2017
Extending knowledge and Networking Event

Pascale Ameye about Wise

About The Leading Ladies Panel :

  • Yin Oei : Director Business Development Europe @ CEGEKA
  • Aline Muylaert : Co-founder of CitizenLab
  • Birgit Van Diest : IT Chief of Staff at SWIFT
  • Pascale Van Damme: Managing Director Dell Belux & Head of EMEA Nato and Alliances & Chairwoman of AGORIA ICT
  • Michèle Mees : Co-founder of the Centre for Balanced Leadership, author of te The Balanced Leader, Inclusion & Diversity Ambassador


  • 10:00 – 11.00 : Workshop “How can WISE women help each other more”
    Some say that women are not as good in networking and creating business opportunities than men… Let’s break the stereotype and practice how to make your network work for you.
  • 11:00 – 11:30 : Coffee/tea break
  • 11:30 – 12:30 : Inspiring Leading Ladies Panel
  • 12:30 – 13:00 : Networking Apéro with tips and tricks from our Networking Coach!
  • 13:00 – 14:30 : Networking Lunch with the Leading Ladies
  • 14:30 – 15:30 : Workshop “How to Network with pleasure and results”
    How to develop your own unique style of networking and experience that you’re more confident to approach new people.


  • Date: May  12, 2017
  • Location:  SKOJ Holiday Inn Hotel in Diegem, Brussels
  • Price :  250 € pp
  • Students : free
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About WISE

WISE is a business community and professional network of talented women in ICT.

COMPANIES with ♥ for female talent, supporting the WISE Business Community

If you need more information, please contact Pascale Ameye

Overview of previous Networking Events:

2015: “Will ICT be a frontrunner in gender balance”

The Leading ICT Ladies in our panel :

· Sabine Everaet Europe CIO of Coca-Cola Company. Elected one of the top 10 influential IT Women in Europe
· Veerle Loozie Global Operations and IT Manager of MELEXIS, CIO of the Year 2015
· Joke Dehond CEO Inventive Designers, Board Member at Technopolis FTI & ICT Woman of the Year
· Ellen Van Den Berghe Digital Channels Manager at Nationale Loterij &Young ICT Lady of the Year
· Laurence Janssens Public Sector Director at MICROSOFT

2014: “3 generations looking ahead”

The Leading ICT Ladies in our panel :

· Dominque Leroy (CEO at BELGACOM)
· Pascale Van Damme (General Manager & Commercial Business Executive Director at DELL)
· Katrijn Faket (former ADOBE , sabbatical)
· Suki Maesen (IT Competence Center Manager at ATLAS COPCO)
· Karlien Vanden Eynde at Microsoft (Young ICT Lady of the Year 2011)
· Katty Verresen (Business Development Manager at CRONOS)
· Wendy Vermoesen at RealDolmen ( Young ICT lady of the year 2014)

Building Women’s Careers with a panel of 5 Leading ICT Ladies

  • Christel Verschaeren (Director IBM, winner of AXA JUMP WoMen@Work Award 2012)
  • Sabine Everaet (Coca Cola Enterprises, CIO of the Year 2012)
  • Martine Tempels (CEO Telenet Solutions, ICT Woman of the Year 2012)
  • Rita Verreydt (CEO Uptime Group Cronos Dimani)
  • Ada Sekirin (VP Business & Decision & ICT Woman of the Year 2013)

Kick off of the WISE network with Prof. Pattie Maes, associate professor in MIT's Program in Media Arts and Sciences and honored by the World Economic Forum with the title "Global Leader for Tomorrow.
She founded and directs the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group which focuses on designing novel interfaces for making digital information more seamlessly accessible and more integrated in our physical surroundings. She is a regular keynote speaker at conferences such as TED.