Cheryl Miller is CEO of Zen Digital Europe and Founder and Executive Director of the Digital Leadership Institute, a Brussels-based, international NGO whose global mission is to bridge the gender gap and digital divide by educating and empowering digital leaders of today and tomorrow.
Cheryl is a serial social entrepreneur with twenty years of international experience in the tech and ICT sectors, and her work to promote ESTEAM (entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics) and leadership to youth and women has been recognised by the United Nations, European Parlia-ment and European Commission. She is consulted worldwide as an expert on topics related to digital inclusion, digital literacy, gender equality, youth and female leadership, and education and entrepreneurship, particularly in STEM fields.
In 2008, Cheryl founded Zen Digital Europe, Zen Digital Europe, a recognized leader in cutting-edge digital campaigns that engage stakeholders at all levels on key policy issues. In 2014, Cheryl and her partners launched the Digital Leadership Institute to promote the social activities of Zen Digital Europe worldwide.
Specific initiatives of DLI include the AdaAwards.com, inQube.eu, g-hive.org, Digi-talMuse.org and Women2020.org.
DLI is the Belgian contact point for the European Centre for Women and Technology, an active contributor to the UN ITU Broadband Commission Working Group on Gender.
Cheryl has a degree in International Relations, Law & Organizations from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a Master of International Business Studies from the Moore School of Business. Besides her native English, Cheryl speaks, reads and writes Japanese, Dutch, French, Italian and Russian, to varying degrees