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The power of mentorship. Challenges of gender equality in ICT & engineering


embassy-of-estonia.jpgYou are cordially invited to the monthly EBN Breakfast event under the auspices of the Estonian Embassy.

The event will take place on Wednesday, 27th of March at 08:30, at the Estonian Embassy (Mickevičiaus 4a, 08119 Vilnius).

The power of mentorship. Challenges of gender equality in ICT & engineering

The speaker is: Žydrūnė Vitaitė.

Zydrune-Vitaite.jpgŽydrūnė Vitaitė experience includes business development and operations in technological companies (telco and security industries), team management and leadership roles both in business and NGOs.

Former: CEO at MAINSEC, running operations of telecoms engineering company in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Curator of WEF Global Shapers for the term 2014-2015. President of AIESEC Lithuania, the national chapter of the world's largest youth-run organization, leading its international team in Lithuania and implementing projects on sustainable NGO development and youth leadership education.

Currently: Head of Sales at ELDES (engineering company in security industry) and Co-founder of Women Go Tech initiative – first mentorship program in Lithuania to encourage women choose their career in ICT and engineering. The program is patronized by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, supported by international corporations recognized in media (www.womengotech.lt).

Zydrune Vitaite is experienced in concept development and agenda building for local and international conferences, speaker at local and global events (including WEF Annual Meeting in Davos 2018, OSCE conferences, WPL Gathering in Lithuania) on topics of women empowerment, gender equality, women in tech, men role in gender parity, community building, youth engagement.

Please confirm your attendance by Monday, 25th of March to migle@ebn.lt. This event is free for EBN members; non-members may attend by paying an entrance fee of only €20.

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