Women in Tech and Engineering - Realizing the Potential

Presenter(s): Joanne Wilson (ITU), Yioula Kyriacou (CYBC), Cath Westcott (BBC World Services), Vittoria Mignone (RAI CRITS), Lucille Verbaere (EBU), Nicola Frank (EBU), Antonio Arcidiacono (EBU)

In Tech Roundtable, recorded on International Women's Day 2021, a panel of high-profile female professionals share their experiences and personal choices, debate what can be done to promote STEM studies (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) among young female talent, attractive career paths for female professionals, and what can be done to remove obstacles.


  • Joanne Wilson, Deputy Director of the ITU Radiocommunication Department
  • Yioula Kyriacou, Head of Technology at Cypriot broadcaster CYBC
  • Cath Westcott, Senior Distribution Manager, BBC World Services
  • Vittoria Mignone, Head of Fixed and Mobile Networks Department, RAI Centro Ricerche, Innovazione Tecnologica e Sperimentazione di Torino
  • Lucille Verbaere, Senior Project Manager Cloud and Media Cybersecurity, EBU

Moderated by

  • Nicola Frank, Head of Institutional and International Relations, EBU

Closing words by

  • Antonio Arcidiacono, Director of Technology & Innovation, EBU