Since our first edition Viva Technology has sought to remedy the persistent underrepresentation of women in the tech sector, where fewer than 10% of women run startups. VivaTech has set a goal of total gender parity among our speakers over the next two or three years, with women accounting for more than 40% of speakers at this year’s edition.

“Girl Power” conference: Women in Tech, Saturday 18 May with:

Women In Tech conference, Saturday 18 May with:
Loubna Ksibi and Youssef Oudahman, co-founders  of Meet My Mama; Clemence Franc, co-founder & CEO of NovaGray;  Salwa Toko, President of CNNum; Julie Chapon, co-founder of Yuka; Aude Gogny-Goubert, actor and YouTuber; and Berengere Krief, actor and comedian

Initiatives and awards

  • Women Digital Camp organized with Salesforce and Social Builder, coaching sessions with GirlsinTech and StartHer,
  • Female Founder Challenge organized in partnership with 50inTech: Two hours of meetings between female startuppers and VCs and a pitch contest with the biggest VCs.
  • The EU Prize for Women Innovators in the presence of Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation