Dubai Expo 2020 events

We are very glad to have our Managing Consultant, Ms. Anamaria Magri Pantea, invited to contribute to two events organised part of Dubai Expo 2020. On 23rd October 2021, Anamaria will moderate a panel discussion on the role of innovation in economic acceleration, diversification and first and foremost recovery post COVID-19 pandemic. This discussion will Read more about Dubai Expo 2020 events[…]

Supporting the GEM Summer Camp

      When a cause is close to our heart, we do our best to support it! On 13th September 2021, Anamaria Magri Pantea offered her time and insights to guide and empower girls to embrace their digital and entrepreneurial potential. This was part of the summer camp organised by the University of Malta Read more about Supporting the GEM Summer Camp[…]

The Million Dollar Idea 2021

Ascend Consulting is glad to once again support The Million Dollar Idea startup competition organised by the ICT Students’ Association representing all students at the University of Malta and the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Anamaria Magri Pantea will be one of the judges, joining a great team of other judges and mentors Read more about The Million Dollar Idea 2021[…]

Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector

In follow up to the Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta carried out earlier this year, and part of the “Women in ICT Events” initiative sponsored by eSkills Malta Foundation, Ascend Consulting has organised in November 2020 a series of webinars focused on practical insights & guidance on how to Read more about Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector[…]

Inspiring and empowering young girls through entrepreneurial skills workshops

Developing entrepreneurial competences is key for young girls’ future education and careers. Women constitute 52% of the total European population but only 34.4% of the EU self-employed and 30% of start-up entrepreneurs. Women are also the largest untapped entrepreneurial and leadership potential in Europe. Only 5-15% of high-tech business is owned by women. According to the Read more about Inspiring and empowering young girls through entrepreneurial skills workshops[…]

Innovation in the Creative Sector

What an engaged crowd last Thursday at the Arts Council Malta ACMlab! Brainstorming and exploring together innovative possible solutions to better engagement of audiences i arts & culture. Creativity is not enough. Innovation, through targeted action on specific problems and clear delivery of value, is needed. How exactly? By also properly validating and business modelling Read more about Innovation in the Creative Sector[…]

European Innovation Council Roadshow – Malta

On 14th of June, the Malta Council for Science and Technology in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Malta,  has organized an information session to present the Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC). The EIC pilot was first introduced in 2018 under the current Horizon 2020 programme. Building on that experience, European Commission now introduces Read more about European Innovation Council Roadshow – Malta[…]

Women entrepreneurship peer-learning heckaton

  What a fruitful last 48h! Full of engaging workshops and networking to identify key challenges and solutions to furthering women entrepreneurship across Europe. With men and women putting their heads together and working side by side! ….the work goes on… All this organised by the European Commission Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Read more about Women entrepreneurship peer-learning heckaton[…]

Consultation on Gender Equality Mainstreaming Framework

In her role of Women Web-Entrepreneurs Hubs (WeHubs) Malta Node Coordinator, Anamaria Magri Pantea –  Managing Consultant of Ascend Consulting, is a member of the Consultative Council for Women’s Rights (CCWR) to the Malta Ministry for European Affairs and Equality (MEAE). Following a number of discussions with CCWR, on 8th March 2019 the Honourable Minister Read more about Consultation on Gender Equality Mainstreaming Framework[…]

Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’

  As the Women Web-entrepreneurs Hubs Malta Coordinator, Ascend Consulting has been involved for some time now in the set up and work of the Women in ICT Focus Group of eSkills Malta Foundation. The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.  Most of the Digital Read more about Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’[…]