The purpose of the GTWN is to provide a forum for executive women active in telecommunications to get together and “network”; to provide a role model to younger women managers active in telecommunications; and to evolve the global information society in a positive way.
The GTWN salutes all of the women in space who have been contributing to Space for Life from Maria Mitchell to the young girls building their own satellites and launchers today.
Read more about women in Space Technology featuring our very own GTWN Founding President, Candace Johnson.
The 2020 Reception was to take place on 24 February 2020 at the Fondacion Rocamora but had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Given the uncertainties still surrounding international travel for many of the GTWN members from around the globe, we are instead organizing a very special virtual event, which will showcase the advances in digital technologies we have all come to rely on during the pandemic. Special thanks to our sponsor CMS for jointly hosting this event.
The Global Telecom Women’s Network (GTWN) held its traditional Welcome Reception on the evening of Monday 25 February to mark the start of MWC 2019 in Barcelona. The location was the magnificent Casa de la Seda (Silk Museum), which is the only former guild house open to the public and which has more than 300 years of history behind it.
THE MOBILE CENTURY: LIFE AND WORK IN THE DIGITAL ERA
“The Changing Culture of Communications… from Generation to Generation”
The GTWN’s 20th Anniversary was the occasion for the launch of a seminal book published by the GTWN on the Changing Culture of Communications, highlighting the achievements of women in the industry as well as articles by and about these women. One of the key challenges facing the industry, recognised in this collection of essays, is how to encourage the next generation of women to enter the sector and follow their predecessors in contributing to global economic and social development.
The Mobile Century: Life and work in the digital Era: “The Next 25 Years”
This book contains visionary articles by our GTWN Members and Colleagues who dared to look ahead and write about The Next 25 Years. The book was published on the occasion of the GTWN‘s 25th Anniversary