"Nuvola Rosa" for Italian women

04/14/2014 - 04:00 PM

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La Nuvola Rosa meeting is going to be held in Rome from 22 to 24 April 2014. The initiative, both social and cultural, is aimed at bridging gender gap in Italy in the field of science, technology and research.

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The La Nuvola Rosa initiative is promoted and supported by international organisations such as United Nations Women, ITU, UNESCO and Italian bodies such as the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, the Ministero per le Pari Opportunità and the Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche Sociali.

Over 500 young women aged from 17 to 24 years are expected in Rome and will have the possibility to follow 43 free workshops organised in 6 content areas and delivered by more than 60 speakers.

Telecom Italia, as the technological partner, will broadcast in streaming live on this page and on the La Nuvola Rosa website the following selection of events:

11.30 a. m. -1.00 p.m. - Press conference
Young women, new technologies, jobs of the future

Round table with the participation of Mario Di Loreto, Head of People Value, Telecom Italia

4.00 p.m. - Talks from the world
With Valeria D’Amico, Innovation – Joint Open Lab, Telecom Italia

InspireHer, meeting with Role Models
This training is to give girls the chance of meeting important Role Models from different fields as ICT, Scientific Research, New Media. It will also feature an important round table with representatives from Unesco, Itu, Un Women and WIL.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Role Model Round Table: Women and IT

Meet established professionals at the top of major IT corporations, hear their stories and discover how they achieved success.
Moderator: Paola Cavallero, General manager, Nokia
Participants:
Silvia Invernici, Education Business Developement Manager per Intel Italia.
Manuela Lavezzari, Marketing Manager, Asus Italia
Vikki Leach, Director - Culture, Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion at Avanade


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
Role Model Round Table: Enterprises & Public Administration
In collaboration with Valore D

Meet established professionals working in corporations and Public Administrations, hear their stories and discover how they achieved success.
Participants:
Laura Cavatorta, Executive VP Business Smart Carrier , Air One
Isabella Falautano, Head of Communication, Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs , AXA Group Italy
Valeria Vaccaro, General Manager, HR manager of Ministry of Economy and Finances


12:30 a.m. – 13:30 p.m.
Role Model Round Table: Women in Science and Research
In collaboration with Valore D

Academic world and scientific research, is there still a gender gap? Listen to the testimonies of established professionals and the advice they have for you.
Participants:
Luigia Carlucci Aiello, prof.essa del Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica, Automatica e Gestionale "A.Ruberti" (ex preside Facoltà di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica)
Annunziata D'Orazio, prof.essa della facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale
Maria Letizia Giorgetti, researcher, Unimi


2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Role Model Round Table: The International way

Meet women who work in international organizations, learn about their experiences, ask for advices and listen to their stories.
Moderator: Roberta Cocco, Corporate Social Responsibility and National Plan Development Director, Microsoft Italy
Participants:
Lucy Hoareau, Senior programme specialist in Capacity building in Sciences and engineering, UNESCO
Yin-Chu Jou, representative UN e Unesco
Sarah Parkes, Chief Media Relations & Public Information, ITU
Caroline Petit, Deputy Director, UNRIC, United Nations communications office for Europe


3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Role Model Round Table: Donne & IT under 35
Meet young women under 35 who work in IT corporations, hear their stories and discover how they achieved success.
Moderator: Paola Andreozzi, Marketing Lead – Business Area, Microsoft Italy
Participants:
Valentina Alesi, Innovation Development, Telecom Italia
Sara Campagna, Microsoft Italy
Alessandra Padovani, Intel
Alessandra Taruschio, Consultant, Collaboration service Line, Avanade


5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Role Model Round Table: Women and New Media

From a Blog to an actual job, is it really possible? Meet renowned blogger who were able to turn their passion into a job.
Moderator: Alessandro Lucchini, Professor of web writing at IULM Milan, and co-founder of "La Palestra della Scrittura"
Participants:
Alessia Annibalo, blogger
Francesca Fedeli, social activist, co-founder di #fightthestroke.org
Paola Marinone, Founder & Director at BuzzMyVideos YouTube Network
Simona Torre, Global Technology Manager, Buongiorno.it
Silvia Vianello, Docente SDA Bocconi , Consulente Strategico di Marketing, Presentatrice Tv e Eventi

View the complete program

11.00 a. m.  - 1.00 p.m. - Closing debate
With Mario Di Loreto, Head of People Value, Telecom Italia

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The project carried out by Editori Laterza and Telecom Italia will be discussed during La Nuvola Rosa on April 23rd from 5 to 6 p.m.

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