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Forum: How to encourage presence of women in the ICT Sector?

IECISA y el Gobierno de Aragón organizan el foro ¿Cómo incentivar la presencia de la mujer en el sector TIC?

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    Forum: How to encourage presence of women in the ICT Sector?
    17/ October/ 2018

IECISA organizes a forum in Zaragoza to discuss about the gender gap in the ICTs

IECISA organizes the Forum: “How to encourage presence of women in the ICT Sector?” to deal with the gender barriers in the ICTs from a global perspective.

During the sesión at the Patio de la Infanta of Zaragoza, different aspects about this issue will take place:

- Analysis of the situation, with data and numbers that help us to focus the different round tables. Causes and future perspectives.

- Solutions and proposals for the incorporation of women in the ICTs.

- From an academic perspective, to analyse and find solutions for a bigger presence of women in the CTIM studies.

- Measures and regulations for the reduction of the gender gap in the sector.


Gobierno de Aragón


Patio de la Infanta. Calle San Ignacio de Loyola, 16, 50008 - Zaragoza
Start Date:
17/ October/ 2018   09: 30
End Date:
17/ October/ 2018   14: 00


Time Activity / Participant

Reception and welcome coffee

Presents and moderates

Eva Pérez Sorribes. Director of contents. Cadena Ser Aragón



Vicente Calzado. Deputy Director General. IECISA 

Pilar Alegría. Conselour of Innovation, Investigation and University. Gobierno de Aragón


Opening conference

"How to defeat the gender gap in the ICTs? From childhood to professional development: Reasons and proposes for change" 

María Villarroya. Doctor in area of Architecture and Technology of computers. University of Zaragoza. President of the Association of Researcher and Technolgist Women of Aragón.



Round Table “The Future of the ICTs, a core problem?”

Professionals from ICT companies will find out and analyse solutions and proposals for the inclusion of women into the sector.

Elena Salgado. President. AEC (Spanish Association of Consultancy Companies)

Helena Herrero. President. HP Spain and Portugal

María López. Co-founder and CEO. Bitbrain


Round Table “Incorporation of women to the CTIM”. 

Leading figures from the academic sector will help us to analyse which are the causes of this existing gender gap.

Loren Carrasco. Director. Technical Superior School of the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) 

Patricia Heredia. Manager of Technology and Innovation and Co-founder. MiniVinci

Victoria Hernández. Didactic Leadership La Devesa School. Grupo Sorolla


Round Table “Measures and proposals to reduce the digital gender gap”

ICT professionals of Administration will propose a series of mesures and regulations to reduce the gender gap of the sector.

Celia García. Manager. Technological Park Walqa 

Loreto del Valle. Leader of the ICT Sector Driving Strategy. Andalucía 2020

Mayte Ortín. Manager. Telematic Aragon Services

M.ª Victoria Seco. General Manager of Telecommunications. Junta de Castilla y León


Conclusions and closure sesión