Our conversation with the Brussels Express

This week we had an opportunity to talk to Rosetti Rivera of Brussels Express. She wanted to get an insight into our philosophy and motivation – what made us want to shake up the Brussels panel-scene? – but also, understand the multifaceted root cause of gender imbalance when it comes to […]

We are hiring!

Do you have project management skills? Are you interested in participating in developing an initiative with important social goals? We are delighted to invite you to apply for the first official position with the BB. In a consortium with Bruegel and the German Marshall Fund, we are looking for a […]

Two (first) big grants won by the BB!

We are happy to announce that we have won two major grants this year from the Open Society Initiative for Europe, within the Open Society Foundations, and the European Commission’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) programme, DG JUST! Our team has worked hard to put these applications together and was […]

The Brussels Binder is one year old!

Save the Date for the BB’s first anniversary! The Brussels Binder will be celebrating its first year anniversary on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 in a beautiful venue: the Beursschouwburg, in central Brussels. We are preparing a special programme for our friends and guests, all of which will be revealed next […]

Philippe Lamberts, a new Brussels Binder ambassador

We are beyond proud to have another male ally on board: Philippe Lamberts, MEP (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance): “When you organise [a panel], never think that you won’t find women to speak, including on topics you might think are reserved for men.” Listen to why he thinks everyone should […]

27 Expert questions to ask before accepting to speak, by Elizabeth Van Den Bergh

You are invited to take part in a panel? Great!   Say yes! You’ll figure it out afterwards.   Every meeting is different. Before you start preparing ask questions, many questions.   Non-experienced speakers usually don’t ask many questions. Whether you are experienced or not, here is a good list […]

Binder at the European Business Summit

The European Business Summit took place in Brussels on 23rd and 24th May. Amidst exciting roundtables (some of which were well gender-balanced, and others could have benefited from the use of the Brussels Binder), we set up a booth in order to bring the Binder again closer to the relevant […]

Binder in Beyond Brussels

Two of our team members, Charlotte Brandsma and Paola Maniga, were interviewed last week for The Beyond Brussels Podcast.   In the interview, they reflected on the two big events we had in the beginning of the year (the launch of the Binder and a presentation on “How the Brussels […]

We have launched The Brussels Binder!

… and we are officially out there!   The Brussels Binder has been successfully launched – amid inspiring speeches, a packed venue and hopeful visions of equality.   Thank you all for coming and for supporting us. This is just a beginning and we hope that you will continue with […]

We are launching the Binder!

Finally, the day is here – the official launch event of The Brussels Binder! The event will take place on Wednesday 31 January 2018 at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union (21, Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels). The doors open at 18:00 and the official programme […]