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Tuesday, October 11 • 09:35 - 09:55
Keynote: Breaking Barriers: Creatively and Courageously - Jelena Lucin, International Project Manager & Melissa Rancourt, Founder, Greenlight for Girls

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In a society often diffused with preconceptions and norms, the greenlight for girls team will tell the story of how an initiative can grow from one email to a global organization in a few short years by breaking barriers, creatively and courageously.

 Greenlight for girls, asbl is an international organisation dedicated to inspiring girls of all ages and backgrounds by demonstrating just how fun & interactive the world of Science and Technology can be. With hands-on workshops and events led by role-models from different industries around the globe, we inspire and build the future talent pipeline of STEM leaders by encouraging young students to think about how their futures are full of possibilities and to realise their own individual and creative potential.


Speakers
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Jelena Lucin

International Project Manager & Science Adviser, Greenlight for Girls
As a scientist, educator and global Project Manager, her multi-faceted role with greenlight for girls, an organization that instills passion and creativity, takes on many dimensions - from coordinating events, leading project teams around the world to building relationships with major corporations and coming up with new and creative ways to promote learning through hands-on workshops in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). She... Read More →
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Melissa Rancourt

Founder & Chairman, greenlight for girls
Engineer and Entrepreneur. Educator and Creator. | Melissa Rancourt is the Founder of the international non-profit organisation, greenlight for girls, which inspires girls in STEM studies & careers around the world. This organisation, very near and dear to her heart, was founded to address the issue of the declining or stagnant percentage of women in several STEM (science, engineering, technology & mathematics) fields. In just a few... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 09:35 - 09:55
Hall Berlin A - Ground Level