The Brussels Binder Workshop Series

!!! Important Update !!! Due to the current circumstances surrounding the covid-19 epidemic, the workshops are postponed to later dates (not yet determined). We are also  looking into the possibility of holding some of them online. We will post new information here and through our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, […]

Our interview after winning the EESC 2019 Civil Society prize

In December 2019, we were thrilled to win fifth place in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Civil Society Prize. Read our previous article here to learn more about the prize, the other winners, and catch up on the ceremony! Shortly after, one of our wonderful volunteers Juliane was […]

The Brussels Binder has won 2019 EESC Civil Society Prize

As a testimony to the need for The Brussels Binder’s existence and use, as well as a wonderful acknowledgment of all the hard work of our volunteers, we have been awarded the 2019 EESC Civil Society Prize. We are proud to receive this recognition, and humbled to be included in […]

Interview with Corinne Cath-Speth

Corinne Cath-Speth is a doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute. As a cultural anthropologist, Corinne’s research focuses on engineering culture, Internet governance and the management of the Internet’s infrastructure. She also works on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how, as AI proliferates in every aspect of society, […]

Call for Graphic Designers

General Information & Purpose of Tender The Brussels Binder (BB) is a database of women experts and the go-to resource to improve gender balance in policy discussions. Building upon the experience of this women-led initiative, the BBBeyond (BBB) project – a pan-European network of women expert databases, think-tanks and like-minded […]

Looking for Database Team Coordinator – Part-time

The Brussels Binder – the go-to resource for improving gender diversity in policy debates – is looking for an entrepreneurial person to oversee its activities related to the online management of the Brussels Binder Expert’s database as well as further technical development of the database.   Job description: Coordinates the […]

1 year, 1000 voices

A few weeks ago, millions of people from all over the world took to the streets for International Women’s Day (IWD). It was a time to celebrate the progress made on women’s rights and to protest that this progress has not achieved enough. Women constitute 43% of the global agricultural […]

Four (plus one) golden rules for public speaking by Elizabeth Van Den Bergh

We all agree that to speak well is an important personal and professional skill to develop. But we might not all agree on the definition of a good speaker. Beware of perfect, yet robotic gestures that are not yours, or speaking in a cadence and melody that do not reflect […]

We celebrated our first birthday

The Brussels Binder celebrated its 1st anniversary on 27th February with over 270 friends and colleagues. Over the last year, we gathered over 1000 remarkable and inspiring female experts on our database and built a solid network of ambassadors, sponsors, and volunteers. Big thanks go to our supporters and friends […]

WECAN are fighting for “gender-proof growth”

WECAN, an organisation of women from the business sector, think tanks and EU-institutions from across Europe, are vigorously campaigning to raise awareness about how it is impossible to progress as society without gender equality. They have put together a pledge focused on three distinct goals. Read more about the pledge below, […]