8 Nov.

EU STEM Observatory

Rethink STE(A)M education

Room 6Q1 European Parliament, 60 rue Wiertz B-1047, Brussels, Belgium
Event language: English

The presentation of the second edition of the EU STEM Observatory, Rethink STE(A)M Education, was held on November 8, 2022 at the Room 6Q1 of the European Parliament in Brussels.

The event was organized by Deloitte and the Italian Initiative Group with the high patronage of the Embassy of Italy in Belgium.

The study presented was conducted in several European countries to identify concrete solutions to support students’ choices towards STEM-related educational pathways, with particular attention to promoting equal opportunities and preventing gender gaps.

High level representatives of European Institutions, academia, think tanks and business, took part to the discussion on the cultural and socio-economic barriers that influence and hinder students' choices, as well as the necessity of skills hybridization as an educational tool to face the global, environmental and social challenges of our times.

The speakers who attended the event were:

  • Roberta Metsola, President of the European Parliament (video message)
  • Pina Picierno, Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Eva Kaili, Vice-President, European Parliament 
  • Isabel Benjumea, Vice-Chair of the REGI Committee at the European Parliament 
  • Margaritis Schinas, European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life (video message)
  • H. E. Stefano Verrecchia, Italian Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union 
  • Dolores Sanchez, Hydrogen Business Developer, Alpiq 
  • Geert Asselbergs, Programme Director, EU STEM Coalition 
  • Roberto Zangrandi, Vice-Chairman of the Italian Initiative Group
  • Fabio Pompei, CEO, Deloitte Central Mediterranean
  • Gianmario Crescentino, Chairman, Deloitte Central Mediterranean
  • Guido Borsani, President, Fondazione Deloitte

The event was moderated by Marilu’ Lucrezio, Correspondent from Brussels for RAI - Italian Radio Television.


For further information: publicpolicyprogram@deloitte.it

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2022 Belgium
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