• Women Code Festival 2019

    7.10 > 14.10.19 /// SAVE THE DATE ///

    One week to discover Tech and Innovation

  • Program & Registrations

    Women Code Festival 2019

    Code & Fly to the Moon

    Download the full program here

    Registration links below

    Monday 7 October

    14h - 19h Opening ceremony

    @Museum of natural sciences

    Launch forum for the third edition of the Women Code Festival. The agenda includes high-level keynotes, expert panels on digital skills and the future of work, and on the secrets to landing on the moon! Followed by a networking cocktail.

    For registration click here.

    Tuesday 8 October

    8h - 9h30 Breakfast I am remarkable (EN)

    @Google Digital Atelier

    #IamRemarkable A workshop to boost women’s self-confidence and to accelerate their careers and private lives.

    For registration click here.

    14h - 17h Development online presence

    @hub.brussels

    Three hours to learn about the digital tools that will help you grow your business online. On the agenda: Instagram, Facebook, Google My Business, SEO, newsletters and strategies to start or grow your business.

    For registration click here.

     

    18h - 21h Ladies Pitch Night: Women in tech

    @Exclusive location near Brussels central station, sponsored by KBC Brussels

    Ten women entrepreneurs will take on an exciting challenge: pitch their products in a few minutes to an audience and a jury! The best pitches will receive a prize.

    For registration click here.

    Wednesday 9 October

    8h - 9h30 Breakfast I am remarkable (EN)

    @Google Digital Atelier

    #IamRemarkable A workshop to boost women’s self-confidence and to accelerate their careers and private lives.

    For registration click here.

    18h - 21h Documentary-film screening

    @Cinema Aventure

    In collaboration with the Brussels US Embassy and AFS, American Film Showcase, Women in Tech Brussels invites you to the exclusive screening of the documentary film Bias. The film will be followed by a discussion with experts on unconscious gender biases in algorithms and tech.

    For registration click here.

    Thursday 10 October

    17h - 19h Keynote and Networking

    @hub.brussels

    Demystifying space technology for our start-ups. Start-up keynote and presentation.

    For registration click here.

    19h - 22h30 WoWo Academy: Women in digital

    @Microsoft Innovation Center

    How to make digital transformation an asset for your company. Inspiration from, and discussion with, three speakers during the WoWo Academy dedicated to women in digital.

    For registration click here.

    Friday 11 October

    8h - 9h30 Breakfast I am remarkable
    (FR)

    @Google Digital Atelier

    #IamRemarkable A workshop to boost women’s self-confidence and to accelerate their careers and private lives.

    For registration click here.

    17h30 - 21h30 Moon Game Night

    @Google Digital Atelier

    An evening to explore several tech games and meet with women gaming developers who will present their creations. Video game tournaments. Learn about Codepen (creation of a virtual airline company) and Bots on the Moon (build a robot from A to Z).

    For registration click here.

    Saturday 12 October

    9h - 17h Learn the basics of web development

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    Learn the basics of web development in 1 day powered by Railsgirls ( with Ruby Belgium )

    For registration click here.

    10h - 12h Parent and Daughter Coding Workshop

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    Parent & Daughter Workshop: Create your first web page powered by Techies Lab

    For registration click here.

    14h - 16h API for Beginners: Learn to prototype a service

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    API (Application Programming Interfaces) for beginners powered by Le Wagon

    For registration click here.

    14h - 16h How to deploy your digital strategy to reach the moon?

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    Digital strategy in business: how to deploy your digital strategy to reach the moon? How to innovate and grow with digital? How to expand geographically through the digitization of a women's entrepreneurship network?

    For registration click here.

    14h - 16h Workshop "I pilot a small robot" (FR/EN)

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    CodeNPlay proposes an activity to understand, create and play via an initiation to programming and robotics!

    For children (6 to 12 years old)

    For registration click here.

    16h - 18h Explore Cybersecurity

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    Explore cybersecurity with CyberWayFinder (CWF)

    Followed up by a networking event.

    For registration click here.

    16h - 18h Workshop "I pilot a small robot" (FR/EN)

    @BeCentral (2nd floor)

    CodeNPlay proposes an activity to understand, create and play via an initiation to programming and robotics!

    For children (6 to 12 years old)

    For registration click here.

    14h - 17h Develop to the moon and back!

    @Wild Code School

    The Wild Code School and Gluon introduce parents and their children in a fun way to web development, by learning the basics of HTML and CSS. Thereby, they will learn to create their first website about women in tech!

    For registration click here.

    14h - 18h She loves to code

    @Ecole 19

    Hands-on workshop introducing different programming languages (Bash, Shell, C, HTML, etc.) and a meeting with inspiring women from the tech industry.

    For registration click here.

    Sunday 13 October

    13h - 15h Atelier "Elle pilote un petit robot" (FR)

    @BeCentral

    CodeNPlay proposes an activity to learn the basic principles of computing by building a computer from scratch and playing with small robots! For girls 8 to 12 years old.

    For registration click here.

    15h - 17h Atelier "Elle pilote un petit robot" (NL)

    @BeCentral

    CodeNPlay proposes an activity to learn the basic principles of computing by building a computer from scratch and playing with small robots! For girls 8 to 12 years old.

    For registration click here.

    Monday 14 October

    9h - 17h Margaret talks to the moon

    @Interface3

    With Pure Data, attendees will create sound sequences illustrating the Apollo 11 adventure, using current and archives sounds and Margaret Hamilton's recordings. The creations will be broadcasted on social networks.

    For registration click here.

    20h00 Conférence "La Recherche spatiale sur Mars en Belgique" (FR)

    @Brussels ¨Planetarium

    Conference with Véronique Dehant from the Royal Observatory of Belgium on the implementation of a radioscience experiment for future space missions and, in particular, the coordination of the LaRa instrument and space research projects for telluric planets and moons.

    For registration click here.

    Tuesday 15 October

    17h30 - 21h Creating impact leadership in STEAM: Difference matters

    @BeCentral - Junction lab

    Workshop to help women discover their strengths and develop long-term leadership in neuroscience, followed by a panel of EY and Mattel experts.

    For registration click here.

    Wednesday 16 October

    18h - 20h The place of women in the video game industry

    @hub.brussels

    The video game industry is thriving but suffers from a mix that is still very weak. This round table will bring together developers, journalists and trainers and will aim to question and provide concrete solutions to the shortage of women in the video game industry.

    For registration click here.

    18h - 22h 2019 European Ada Awards

    @Google digital aterlier

    The European Ada Awards celebrate women of different ages who have distinguished themselves in the tech and science sectors. A meeting with the women who will make the world of tomorrow!

    For registration click here.

    Saturday 19 October

    16h45 - 19h "Rendez-vous met de sterren" (NL)

    @Brussels Planetarium

    A tour to discover the night sky, our solar system’s planets and the cosmos.

    Entrance : € 8 /€ 6 , for more info visit: www.planetarium.be

     

     

    Tuesday 22 October

    19h - 22h "Female engineers, a challenge for the future" (FR)

    @Cercle Olympe Bruxelles

    Come listen to Christine Renotte, Dean of the Polytechnique Faculty of Mons, at the next conference evening of the Cercle Olympe, the network of committed and responsible women in Brussels.
    For registration click here.

  • Who We Are

    The first European tech ecosystem that empowers Women

    A project supported by the Brussels Region

    The First European Female Ecosystem to empower women in technologie and innovation.This Platform brings together public and private sector. WIT Brussels is coordinated by Women in Business which depends on 1819.Brussels : the hub of entrepreneurs in Brussels. In 2017, the Brussels Government has approved the « Next Tech » plan, with the objective to support and foster, through the drafting of several concrete measures, the creation and growth of companies in the digital sector, Women in Tech Brussels was born from a gender policy of this digital Plan.

    Our Missions

    • To sensitize and inform women about digital opportunities and to promote gender equality in the high-tech industry.

    • To stimulate and support women startups creation and growth.

    • To empower women entrepreneurs to share their experience and to present them as role models.

    • To rise awareness among young girls to STEM studies and careers.

    • To monitor the relations between women and digital sector.

    • To emit new gender policies to the institutional and governmental authorities with the contribution of our partners’ expertise.

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