About

We belong to an organization, founded in 1979, which today has more than 10,500 members and has a presence throughout the United States, South America as well as in the United Kingdom and now, Europe.

Meet our board

Emma Lyon
President

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Soraya Loerts
Vice-President

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Eefje Hillegers
Director of Board Operations

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Eva Warnaar
Treasurer

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Eke Vermeer
Programming Co-Chair

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Nanja Schouten
Programming Co-Chair

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Virginia Lee
Membership Chair

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Nadia Howden
Emerging Talent Chair

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Karen Bamford
Marketing & Digital Comms Co-Chair

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Su Guaglianone
Marketing & Digital Comms Co-Chair

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Karen Kinsey
Sponsorship Chair

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Agata Ulicka
Chief of Staff

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Our Vision

We envision an engaged & thriving membership at the European level that is recognized in the industry.

Our vision is to celebrate and recognize great female leaders on our industry and develop female talent within our industry via networking, development programmes and recognition.  

We believe that because of our work and efforts women in our industry will collaborate and connect with each other and create links with other WICT chapters globally .

Our Mission

To develop and empower women in the European Cable and Telecommunications industry to maximize their potential.

Our Values

  1. Always growing and learning: We are lifelong learners and will continually advocate the development, growth and education of women in our industry
  2. Diversity: The inclusive nature of Diversity brings together a mosaic of perspective, value, assets and belief to act as one in achieving our mission as the European Chapter
  3. High achievement: We aim for success and hold ourselves accountable as role models of leadership in our industry
  4. Relentless advocacy for advancing women: We are a constant, consistent and courageous voice that promotes the business case for female leadership


WICT Touchstones of Leadersh​ip
The WICT Touchstones of Leadership is an inspirational guide to effective leadership attributes – compiled to define the characteristics of a good leader and serve as our compass along the path of leader​​ship development. We hope that you will keep the WICT Touchstones in mind and continue to be motivated by them in your workplace.