Mentorship programme closing event

YPDP celebrated the end of another successful summer mentorship programme, with a panel featuring Andreas Constantinides, Laure Wagener and Zeinah Anaïs Mugdadi, who all kindly shared their insights on how to kickstart a career in EU digital policy!

And as with any YPDP event, everyone has the opportunity to mingle and network after a great discussion! 🥂

Thank you again to AK Public Affairs for sponsoring this event, what a fantastic start to the autumn events season!

And a big big thank you to all our mentors and mentees this summer for your time and participation, we hope everyone enjoyed the experience and learned lots!

#techxmasreadings – Crowd-sourcing reading suggestions for the Christmas time

Hi YPDP’s,
Just before the holiday season is about to start and people are traveling home from Brussels, YPDP’er @lenard_ko from Allied For Startups has kicked of an initiative to crowdsource some reading suggestions for tech-policy enthusiasts in the EU using this open document (Follow #techxmasreadings on twitter).

In case you are still looking for some interesting readings over Christmas, have a look at the list. If you have some additions in mind, then go ahead and suggest your ideas to the open-list.
Happy holidays!

YPDP study trip explores London’s startup scene

A brave group of young tech policy enthusiasts boarded the first Eurostar morning train on the morning of September 18th. Our goal: To unlock the secrets of London’s vibrant tech startup scene in one day packed with surprising and thought-provoking encounters.

Our group consisted of 20 young professionals working in digital policy for the European Parliament, Commission, Permanent Representations, and a few from private sector and civil society.


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