Join us for a roundtable discussion on “Advancing Female Leadership”, event jointly organized by The NETWORK and Luxembourg Ladies Ambassadors Club (LLAC).


This engaging event will bring together accomplished women who have shattered the glass ceiling  and are continuously reshaping the landscape of leadership.


Our panelists will share their personal journeys, talking about obstacles that women face in politics and actionable solutions to remove these barriers and create a more inclusive and equitable societies. They will cover a few interesting topics and the interaction will be moderated by The NETWORK former Communication Director LaTasha Backer.


The event is free for members and non-members. Get your FREE ticket now!!


The Panelists


Anne Calteux

Mrs. Anne Calteux, Head of the EU Commission Representation in Luxembourg will delve into the European Union strategy for Equality and Equity and its potential to reshape the face of leadership, promoting diversity and inclusivity in diplomatic endeavors.



Fleur Thomas

H. E. Fleur Thomas, UK Ambassador to Luxembourg will talk about “Women in Defence” She will explore the idea that defense is a place for women too. Our speaker will challenge gender norms and highlight the importance of women working in traditionally male-dominated fields. By being visible and excelling in these areas, they serve as powerful role models for future generations, inspiring them to pursue their ambitions fearlessly.

Alexandrina-Livia Rusu


H.E. Alexandrina-Livia Rusu, Ambassador of Romania to Luxembourg will share her views about “Diplomacy at feminine”. Drawing from her professional experience, our speaker will offer invaluable insights and stories about the role of women in diplomacy today, achievements and challenges for any new comer in such domain.


Claire Lignieres-Counathe


H.E. Claire Lignieres-Counathe, Ambassador of France to Luxembourg will explore further the topic of “Women in Diplomacy and Politics”. She will reveal her personal journey of overcoming obstacles and building her path to leadership in the challenging field of diplomacy and politics.


The Moderator



Our event moderator, LaTasha D. Baker is The NETWORK’s former Communications Director, a role she held from 2020 until 2023. An American national, LaTasha is has served as a speech writer and policy advisor to two members of the United States Senate, a role where she gained broad experience in both national and international policies. As a communications professional, she has advised both private and public organisations on communication strategy and planning. LaTasha is based in Luxembourg and is co-creator and co-host of Letz Hear It! the podcast for women living, loving, and thriving in and around Luxembourg.

LaTasha completed her undergraduate degree in History and Political Science at Rutgers University and studied for an M.A. at in International Relations at New York University.


Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be inspired, learn from exceptional women, and contribute to the advancement of female leadership.