The EVE Program’s origin

 

In 2009, women in Danone realised their co-responsibility in the existence of the glass ceiling.
Women need to take more risks themselves to move upwards in the company.
Therefore, Danone took the initiative in 2010 to organize an intercompany leadership seminar for women and “enlightened” men. 

WHY EVE?

 

– Because she was the first woman, a player for change.
– Because it is about awakening and evolution.
– Because the event takes place in Evian each year.


7 HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EVE PROGRAM

 

1. An intercompany program

An international program designed by Danone and supported by  L’Oréal, Orange, Caisse des Dépôts group, SNCF, Crédit Agricole and KPMG.

The intercompany atmosphere encourages people to let go and helps to foster essential discussions.

2. Two levers for action: the individual and the organization

 

A seminar that aims to help build strong and inspiring individuals who will drive change throughout the company. 

3. A powerful motto

“Be yourself
and unleash
your potential”

 

A leadership seminar based on the idea that being yourself and being stimulated is the best way to improve your performance and be a player for change. 

 

4. The community

 

350 participants and speakers spending three days together in the same place. 

Over 3,200 women and men are trained and inspired since 2010. More than 50 nationalities brought together in community to share best pratices and other points of common interest. 

 

5. A HR Think Tank

 

It aims to share and diffuse best practices, lead the network of alumni and forge ties between editions of the EVE Program. 

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6. A program that exports well

 

EVE International will have its 10th edition from October 1 to 3 2019 in Evian, France.

Danone and L’Oréal have decided to create a regional edition in Asia-Pacific to help dealing with the talent war: EVE Asia Pacific will have its 6th edition from July 17 to 19 2019 in Singapore.

This year, with Danone, L’Oréal and Orange, we are launching the second edition of EVE Africa in Dakar (Senegal) from November 27th to November 29th 2018 to empower African women.

Common points with the EVE Program international : same theme, same target, same tempo and same content.
There will be a regional adaptation in the choice of the speakers.

7. The results

 

In 2018, “Eve International worked its magic once more” with an overal program score of 9/10.

For the fifth edition of Eve Asia Pacific, 90% of participants gave a score above 8/10. 

The first edition of EVE Africa was a real success with a score of 8,8/10.

 

CONTENT

 

Three sections, starting with yourself and moving towards others:

Dare to be yourself: center yourself, trust yourself and bring out your talents 

Optimize your relationships with others in your professional and personal life

Be stimulated through original leadership experiences 

 

THE AUDIENCE 

For committed companies who believe that women leadership contributes to their global performance and their culture.

For managers, both men and women, who aspire to enlightened leadership 
Level of experience : from rising talents to experienced managers
1/3 directors
1/3 managers
1/3 high potentials
40% internationals
30% men

The seminar is in English and French.

 

 

BENEFITS

Those who have experienced EVE return to their companies enchanted. And perhaps forever transformed by the spirit of boldness that the seminar instills in them.

Find inspiring testimonies by following the “Those Who Dared” series. Retrouvez les témoignages inspirants de la série “Those Who Dared” (Ils / Elles ont osé): Alessandra Magione, GM of Essie (EVE International 2011) Julie Caredda, Partner Data & Analytics at KPMG Consulting France (EVE International 2010), Veranita Yosephine, Sales Director at Danone Waters Indonesia (EVE 2015), Laurent Venot, Global General Manager for the L’Oréal group Supply Chain (EVE International 2011), Aude Barth, VP Voice of customers & Voice of Orange People at Orange group (EVE International 2014), Caroline Nicaise, Director of Communication, Innovation & CRS at Crédit Agricole Assurances (EVE International 2010), Christine Lagrée, Digital Transformation Director with the Caisse des Dépôts group (EVE International 2013) and David Brainville, Executive Manager Train Drivers Lorraine at SNCF group.  

Click here to follow the serie on Youtube.

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