ENWE: First step to the Top

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani (ANCI) headquarter
via Rovello 2, Milan

Admission is free, but advance booking and a valid Green Pass are required.


Women in European media: from the results of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) to strategies for a new and more accurate communication

The GMMP, the longest-running and broadest research on women’s media presence worldwide, presented the results of the 2020 edition. From a detailed reading of European and Italian data, a partial and mortifying image of women emerges. How to obtain a fairer and more accurate representation? How to include more diverse and competent female figures?

Moderated by Paola Rizzi, journalist, GiULiA and ENWE member.

The event has already reached the maximum number of registered participants.

Claudia Padovani

GMMP national coordinator for Italy

Paola Barretta

Carta di Roma coordinator, co-author of the Voci Senza Frontiere project

Monia Azzalini

GMMP national coordinator for Italy

Paola Rizzi

Journalist and ENWE member

Reaching gender equality: where we are and what to do

Opening remarks by Silvia Garambois (President, GiULiA Association) and Federica Vittori (Projects and Empowerment Manager, cheFare).

An international panel to present and discuss:
– latest data from the Gender Media Monitoring Project
– challenges and helpful strategies to include more women experts in the news
– women experts’ experiences with being part of a database from the ENWE network
Moderated by Maria Luisa Villa, journalist, ENWE co-founder, GiULiA member (Representative for 100esperte database).

The session will be live-streamed with simultaneous translation in Italian and English languages at the top of this page.

Karen Ross

Professor of Gender and Media at Newcastle University, UK, GMMP regional coordinator for Europe, and ENWE Ambassador

Daniele Manca

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Corriere della Sera, Italy

Natascha Fioretti

Journalist, Switzerland

Agnese Pini

Director, La Nazione, Italy

Paola Profeta

Full Professor of Public Economics, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Bocconi University, Italy

Maria Luisa Villa

Journalist and ENWE co-founder

How to Promote a European Network for Women Excellence

An international panel to discuss:
– raising awareness and support for gender equality as an advocacy organization;
– advocates’ experiences with running women experts’ databases;
– how to best communicate advocacy projects and initiatives.

Moderated by Luisella Seveso, Journalist, ENWE Co-founder, GiULiA member (Representative for 100esperte database).

The session will be live-streamed with simultaneous translation in Italian and English languages on the ENWE website at enwe.org.


Julia Heres Garcia

project manager of the Gender Expertes (Representative for Les Expertes database)

Luisella Seveso

Journalist and ENWE Co-founder (Representative for 100esperte database)

Violeta Tena

Vice-president of Unió de Periodistes and promoter of Agenda d’Expertes database

Simona Isler

Head of Gender Equality in Research Funding at the Swiss National Science Foundation (Representative for AcademiaNet database)

Nicoletta Vittadini

Associate Professor of Sociology of culture and communication, Catholic University of Milan