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Women Executives in Media 6th Meeting: Women and Education

Women Executives in Media (WEM) was founded by the EBU in 2013 as a forum for promoting the place of women in the media industry and expanding the possibilities on offer to them. Here is what we are doing:

  • Holding an annual meeting in the offices of a broadcaster, focusing on a key theme
  • Creating opportunities to meet industry leaders, experts and prominent public figures
  • Providing professional development
  • Promoting a professional and personal network offering opportunities for collaboration and life-long training

Subjects of debates

  1. The role played by Public Service Media in changing mindsets and combatting stereotypes
  2. Fighting under-representation of women in key areas such as digital business, ICT, management, politics and science by encouraging women of all ages to pursue careers in these fields
  3. The role played by Public Service Media in improving women’s access to education, including cultural and artistic fields

Coordination committee

  1. Sandrine Treiner, Director of France Culture
  2. Tiziana Cramerotti, Director of France Télévisions University
  3. Marie-Hélène Weber-Goubin, Director of Program, Sciences Po Executive Education
  4. Bérénice Ravache, Director of FIP and Chair of Radio France Diversity Committee
  5. Geneviève Goetzinger, former Director of Insitutional Relations France Médias Monde
  6. Nathalie Labourdette, WEM Secretary and Head of EBU Academy

Round-table moderator

Virginie Herz, International Political Commentator, Producer and Presenter of Actuelles on the France 24 TV channel
“Gold winner of the Ricardo Ortega Memorial Prize for broadcast journalism at the 2018 UN correspondents association award”

Who it's for

This networking event is geared towards women executives, in particular:
  • Members of managing and executive boards
  • Directors

Schedule

Day 1: from 17.30 to 21.00
Day 2: from 8.45 to 15.30
(At 17:00: Optional private visit of the exhibition "L'art du chantier. Construire et démolir (XVI-XXI centuries)", at Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine.)

PROGRAMME

DAY 1, THURSDAY 7 FEBRUARY

17:30: Arrival of ladies in Radio france Auditorium
18:00: Keynote - Women and education, a key role in our societies (By Nathalie Loiseau, Minister in charge of European Affairs)
19:00: Private concert
19:30: Cocktail dinner (22nd floor of Radio France tower)
21:00: Free dinner

DAY 2, FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY

8:45: Arrival of Ladies & welcome coffee
9:15-15:30: WEM
  • Welcome address and Introduction (Sibyle Veil, President Director general of Radio france; and Cilla Benkö, Director General of Swedish Radio)
  • Roundtable with 4 CEOs from French Public Service Media (Delphine Ernotte, President Director General of France Televisions; Régine Hatchondo, Vice-President of Arte GEIE and Director general of Arte France; Marie-Christine Saragosse, President Director General of France Médias Monde; and Sibyle Veil, President Director General of Radio France)
  • Panel 1: Women and access to education - the changes which arise from having women in the workplace. Recruiting varied profiles for emerging career paths
    1. Journalism – a genuine occupation. How to succeed as a journalist? Is it possible to become a newsroom manager? How is Public Service Media supporting equal opportunities?
    2. Women as businesspeople
    3. Increasing self-reliance and self-confidence among young women in their professional development (The Capital Filles initiative)
  • Panel 2: Women and media content
    • The role of the media as a change agent in society and its influence on the formation of public opinion
    • Content on the theme of gender equality in Public Sector Media organizations and their efforts to combat gender stereotypes, featuring:
      • Radio France: A strategy at work
      • France Télévisions: The new female heroes of TV series and their female creators
  • Panel 3: Women and access to cultural and artistic education
    1. Role of Public Service Media in music
    2. Regional coverage, and culture and the arts on the move
15:30 End of WEM
17:00: Optional private visit of the exhibition "L'art du chantier. Construire et démolir (XVI-XXI centuries)", at Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine.
 

Moderator

   
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Virginie Herz, International Political Commentator, Producer, Presenter of Actuelles on the France 24 TV channel
“Gold winner of the Ricardo Ortega Memorial Prize for broadcast journalism at the 2018 UN correspondents association award”

 

Speakers

   
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Nathalie Loiseau, Minister in charge of European Affairs

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Sybile Veil, President Director General of Radio france

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Cilla Benkö, Director General of Swedish Radio

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Régine Hatchondo, Vice-President of Arte GEIE, Director General of Arte France
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Marie-Christine Saragosse, President Director General of France Médias Monde

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Catherine Nayl, News Director, France Inter, Radio France

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Anne Boring, Assistant Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam, 
Head of the Women in Business Chair at Sciences Po, Paris
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Audrey Azoulay, Director general of UNESCO

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Dominique Goutard, Director General Capital Filles

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Sandrine Treiner, Director of France Culture, Radio France

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Fanny Herrero, Creator and Showrunner of "Call my agent!"

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Sinatou Saka, Journalist on Digital Cultures in Africa for RFI,
Editorial Project Manager at France Médias Monde

 

Coordination Committee

   
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Sandrine Treiner, Director of France Culture, Radio France

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Tiziana Cramerotti, Director of France Télévusions University

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Marie-Hélène Weber-Goubin, Director of Program, Science Po Executive Education

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Bérénice Ravache, Director of FIP and Chair of Radio France Diversity Committee

 

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Geneviève Goetzinger, Former Director of Institutional Relations France Médias Monde

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Nathalie Labourdette, WEM Secretary and Head of EBU Academy

Details

Location: Paris, France

Date: 07 - 08 Feb 2019

Register by: 06 Feb 2019

Open/Public

Working Languages: English

Optional private visit

"L'art du chantier. Construire et démolir (XVI-XXI centuries)", at Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine.
Should you wish to attend the visit, please sign up by email to kappeler@ebu.ch, with the subject I will attend the private visitby no later than 15 January 2019. The price is EUR 15,-/person (amount collected cash on-site).

Accommodation

EBU Academy does not make hotel reservations. Please contact directly the hotel of your choice.

Venue

Radio France, Paris

Partners

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Contact detail

Nathalie Labourdette
Head of EBU Academy
+41 22 717 21 46
labourdette@ebu.ch
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