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Luisa Vinciguerra, WOMEN FOR EUROPE4  INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM, TURIN, NOVEMBER 2011 Luisa Vinciguerra, WOMEN FOR EUROPE4 INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM, TURIN, NOVEMBER 2011 Presentation Transcript

  • LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 1 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • “WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 – THEROLE OF INNER WHEEL, TOWARDS EUROPE 2020” AULA MAGNA, TURIN POLYTHECNIC, NOVEMBER 12, 2011 LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 2 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • 14 countries represented, more than250 members registered, the presence of the International President Catherine Refabert.A mixed and intercultural event with a success in both contents and participation. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 3 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • INNER WHEEL AS PROMOTER MEETING AND STUDY MOMENTSThe Inner Wheel, which has always involved its membersin concrete action in the world, is thinking today ofpromoting meeting and study moments about thereality of our time to hold on to the affirmation of aninformed female figure, active, available for dialogueand help to whoever is in difficulty, to collaborate in thepath towards a new European citizenship of women. Apath which implies concrete answers to the challengesof Europe in the XXI century, dictated by both theeconomic and monetary Union, and by the widening ofthe Union, from the role of Europe in the world, from thedevelopment of new technologies and of theinformation society. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 4 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • IN THE POLYTECHNIC HOUSEFRANCESCO PROFUMO, RECTOR In his welcome address, the Rector Prof. Francesco Profumo (now Secretary of State for Education and Science) , whose seat in the Colloquium was hosted, as well as words of praise for the interesting topics, which are subject of debate even within the University, stressed the important place of the Polytechnic at National and International level. And interesting the mention on the role of women in the University life, which has now reached a rate of 27%, with a substantial increase, also due to "WOMAN ENGINEER", a Project implemented in mid 2000 with the Piedmont Region. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 5 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • OPENING ADDRESSIntroduced by Luisa Vinciguerra, Chairmanof the International Colloquium andResponsible of International Relations ofthe Project of the IW Club "Luisa Bruni" ofNaples, the following gave theirdistinguished contribution: Anna MariaOberto, President of the Italian InnerWheel National Council, Lella Bottigelli,Governor, District 204 of Italian IW, MariaVittoria Mailler, President of the "LuisaBruni" Naples Club, Antonio Strumia,Governor, District 2030 RotaryInternational, Bent Sorensen, Head ofCommunication European TrainingFoundation, and Dario Arrigotti, DirectorITC-ILO. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 6 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • LUISA VINCIGUERRA PRESENTATION NEW MODEL COLLOQUIUMAt the center, the new model of the 3modules, more interactive, after that The mission of the Project:applied in the previous three steps, based Europe for Women, Women foron the call for papers (though innovative Europe.in the Inner Wheel), to allow the InnerWheel members, interested, to study,write, compare. The need for womenInner Wheel, to be inside the story, asprotagonists, as actresses and not onlyspectators. The dream of CatherineRefabert to extend this project to othergeographical areas. Or the dream of Luisaenter as Inner Wheel in a Europeanproject. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 7
  • …AND THE THEMES European Women of the Inner Wheel have Europe 2020 is the EUs growth strategy for the coming decade. the duty to be In a changing world, EU should become a documented, present smart, sustainable and inclusive economy. and active. Concretely, the Union has set five ambitious The International objectives: Project "WOMEN FOR 1) employment, EUROPE - THE ROLE 2) innovation, OF INNER WHEEL" 3) education, necessarily 4) social inclusion, had to fit into this 5) climate/energy , strategy, to move to be reached by 2020. from knowledge to action. How can, Inner Wheel Women, collaborate for? LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 8
  • Followed the presentation by the National Representative Franca Cinefra about Catherine Refabert, President of IW, who gave the keynote speech, already emblematic in its title, at the same timelucid and passionate "INNER WHEEL, OR THE WORLD THROUGH A WOMANS EYE". LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE 9 ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • «INNER WHEEL, OR THE WORLD THROUGH A WOMAN’S EYE» … INTERNATIONAL INNER WHEEL must be involved in these studies: why…? BECAUSE We are a VOLUNTARY women’s service club, We are a women worldwide network made of inspired individual women who are trying to transmit their ethic, their ideals, their wishes for a better world, into relevant social projects and activities who must improve children’s and women way of life. YES , the bond that ties us together is our friendship…This is a basic human need. ..LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER 10 WHEEL
  • …LET US MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD LOUD AND CLEARBut besides or THANKS to our FRIENDSHIP, which is an incrediblepowerful force, WE ARE PERMANENTLY FOCUSING AND INCREASINGon HUMANITARIAN SERVICE.International Inner Wheel IS THE VOICE OF I00.000 WOMEN WHO CAREAND SHARE WORLDWIDE THROUGH SERVICE AND INTERNATIONALUNDERSTANDING,LET US MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD LOUD AND CLEAR.Because we care and share, we are interested in all the women’s changeswhich occures everywhere around us.The situation of the women are changing fast in our world .WE are in a fast track world today, we don’t want to be followers…. Wewant to become the «advocate in chief» for women worldwide.WE CAN’T BE A PASSIVE OBSERVER, WHILE ALMOST EVERYWHEREIN OUR WORLD THE ROLE AND THE SAFETY OF WOMEN REMAINONE OF THE HIGHEST PRIORITIES... LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 11 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • By CATHERINE REFABERT SPEECH …We are speaking of reinventing the model of the women status in the new millennium; it is definitely an asset for a better IW corporate image. Promoting IW, not just through service, but through intellectual endeavour must become a normal process, and my hope is to be able to have this process becoming a worldwide one: “the IIW Women for the World, the IIW Women for a better world”.LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER 12 WHEEL
  • THE THREE MODULES Every Module, led by a President With the objective of identifying, of one of the four Clubs which and this emerged in every space- form part of the Literary Prize, debate, paths of research and was able to enjoy the experience aimed at investigating contribution of Illustrious and giving back visibility to the Orators. Experts and individual and the collective role of personalities from the Academic women in these sectors - through world, from the European Union, the network of Female Association from Unesco, that focused work and of the Inner Wheel in the specific primarily on themes coming from - in the European construction. To be the 2020 Strategy of the a stimulus for the recognition and European Union, at the centre of the evaluation of a Europe of gender the International Meeting: in a transcultural perspective. To knowledge and innovation, promote the work of IW members as sustainable development, Citizens of Europe. economics and social solidarity.LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER 13 WHEEL
  • I MODULE “WOMEN, KNOWLEDGE AND Moderator: Gabriella Bruzzone, President IW Club Torino 45° Parallelo INNOVATION" LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 14
  • I MODULE FRANCESCO Profumo has focused his speech on PROFUMO, innovation implemented through the Rector, Project of the "Cittadella Politecnica", Polytechnic of which represents a new growth pole of the teaching and research, as well as Turin: multiple structures able to promote the “The Polytechnic development of cultural activities and of Turin: an services within the institutional activities International of the Polytechnic of Turin. University for the Acceleration, attraction, expansion of the mission, synergy between school and Territory” reality; 35 private research centers, enterprise incubators; 3000 jobs of quality… "OUR LABORATORIES MUST HAVE MOVABLE WALLS“…. said LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 15
  • I MODULE MARIA PAOLA AZZARIO, INDEX IMWF Chairman and President, Globalisation concept and “gender UNESCO Centre issue” in Turin: • The Millennium Goals and the “The UNESCO women Centre of Turin • UNESCO and Equal Opportunities and its Programs • The answer of the UNESCO Centre of for the Turin: the International Centre Ipazia Empowerment of • International Centre Ipazia’s activities Equal • Our engagement Opportunities” LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 16
  • “WOMEN,II MODULE AND SUSTAINABLE Moderator: Barbara Milella President IW Club DEVELOPMENT” Torino LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 17
  • II MODULE PIA BUCELLA, Director, A resource-efficient Europe is one of seven flagship initiatives as part of the Directorate A in Europe 2020 strategy aiming to deliver DG Environment smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. – European It aims to create a framework for policies Commission: to support the shift towards a resource- efficient and low-carbon economy which “Resource will help us to: Efficiency for a • boost economic performance while Sustainable reducing resource use; Development” • identify and create new opportunities for economic growth and greater innovation and boost the EUs competitiveness; • ensure security of supply of essential resources; • fight against climate change and limit the environmental impacts of resource use. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 18
  • II MODULE PATRIZIA Over these decades, governments, communities and businesses have all LOMBARDI, responded to the challenge of sustainability Professor at to some extent. Despite all these efforts, recent statistics and studies on the state of Architecture & global ecosystem show that nearly two- Planning thirds of the essential services provided by Department, nature to humankind are in decline worldwide, and in many cases we are literally Polytechnic of living on borrowed time. Also the poverty is Turin: increased at global level and the gender issue “Evaluating and is still a problem worldwide. Clearly the warnings, the policy, the education, the Managing sustainable city guidelines and the green Sustainable building assessments are not making enough Development in of an impact to bring about meaningful change in the 21st century’s development Cities and trajectory and its environmental impact. Communities” Improving the basis for sound decision- making is, therefore, a high priority. LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 19
  • III MODULE “WOMEN, ECONOMY AND SOCIETY"Moderator: Anna Picca President IW ClubTorino Nord Ovest LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 20
  • III MODULE MARINA NUCIARI, Female employment, knowledge economy and economic growth are intertwined..... Professor at the Lisbon’s strategy, moreover, pointed for EU School of countries to become “the world’s most competitive and dynamic knowledge Economics, economy by 2010”, but only few countries University of have so far reached this goal. This means Turin: that despite the global economy’s “Human dependence on knowledge industries and Resources for knowledge workers grows, gender gap as far as women economic integration is concerned Innovation in the still remains, and human capital and talent Knowledge are not adequately rewarded, human Society: more resources are not efficiently used, and women in the “creating diversity” cannot manifest its Knowledge potential. Economy?” LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 21
  • III MODULE ANNA MARIA POGGI, Dean of Anna Maria Poggi focuses her report on the discussion and demonstration of two the School of paradoxes. First paradox: Everyone, starting Educational by the American Freedman, argue that, a Sciences and Vice greater participation of women in the world Rector, of work helps to get out of the crisis. But, the University of crisis hit, first, Women. Second paradox: It is important to do gender policies, but we must Turin: change the cultural perspective. But, if there “Responsibility is not the cultural perspective, the policies and solidarity to are not implemented. And if there are not overcome the policies, the cultural perspective does not crisis. The change. In its view, partly anticipating the conclusion, she is convinced that it was a contribution of mistake even by women imagine that the women as an cultural perspective could change policies. opportunity not to lose” LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL 22
  • SOME QUESTIONS…LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 23 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL
  • 14 COUNTRIESAUSTRIABULGARIABELGIUMNORTH CYPRUSFINLANDFRANCEEGYPTGERMANYREUNION ISLANDITALYNIGERIANORWAYSUISSE LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 24TURKEYROLE OF INNER WHEEL THE
  • TOGETHER…IN INNER WHEEL FRIENDSHIP LUISA VINCIGUERRA - WOMEN FOR EUROPE 4 - 25 THE ROLE OF INNER WHEEL