GlobeNewswire

Top women in tech highlight leadership and inclusion during Millicom’s virtual Women’s History Month webinar, Empowering Women

Share

Top women in tech highlight leadership and inclusion during Millicom’s virtual Women’s History Month webinar, Empowering Women

Luxembourg, March 31st , 2021 – Renowned leaders in telecommunications took the virtual stage last Friday, March 26, in Millicom’s Women’s History Month webinar, Empowering Women.

Moderated by international journalist Carolina Amoroso, the webinar spotlighted Susy Bobenrieth, Millicom EVP Chief Human Resources Officer, alongside Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The event highlighted key concepts on leadership, equality, and invaluable advice for young professionals navigating the tech industry in a digitally powered era.

“Be confident, and don’t be afraid to ask questions that may not even be in your realm or function. Chances are, everyone else has the same questions,” said Susy Bobenrieth. “The more you ask, the more knowledge you acquire.”

The two leaders spoke on key tactics for professional success, spotlighting recent industry growth and the critical need for women and girls to get involved in tech in order to bridge the digital gender divide.

“It’s important to have a strong network of men and women around you. Reach out, ask questions, listen. Find your way and find your space,” said Doreen Bogdan-Martin. “COVID has put a spotlight on the tech industry, on connectivity. What we do is critical – I would encourage more women and girls to get involved.”

Both Millicom and the ITU are proud to take part in this year’s International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month theme, #ChooseToChallenge, recognizing that change, while imminent, is dependent upon strong voices to lead the charge, taking the next step toward equality.

“Do more than your job. Look right, look left, look around the corner, and come with more solutions and ideas to create the future. Don’t dwell on setbacks, but continue moving forward to be the change you wish to see,” commented Bobenrieth.

“If there is no space for you at the table, bring your own chair. Bring your own chair, and then perhaps leave it for the next one,” said Doreen Bogdan-Martin.

As it fulfills its purpose of building the digital highways that connect people, improve lives, and develop communities, working to sustain digital connectivity across the Latin American Region, Millicom is proud to strengthen its relationship with ITU, having joined as a member this year. In addition, Millicom CEO Mauricio Ramos was named to the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development this year.  

To watch a replay of the webinar, please click HERE.

Spanish version.

-END-

For further information, please contact:

Press:
Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
+1 786-628-5300
press@millicom.com
Investors:
Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations

+1 786-628-5270

investors@millicom.com





Sarah Inmon, Investor Relations Manager
+1 786-628-5303                                                                         investors@millicom.com

About Millicom
Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, Nasdaq Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a leading provider of fixed and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovation around The Digital Lifestyle services through its principal brand, TIGO. As of December 31, 2020, Millicom operating subsidiaries and joint ventures employed more than 21,000 people and provided mobile services to approximately 55 million customers, with a cable footprint of more than 12 million homes passed. Founded in 1992, Millicom International Cellular S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Attachments


About GlobeNewswire

GlobeNewswire
GlobeNewswire
One Liberty Plaza - 165 Broadway
NY 10006 New York

https://globenewswire.com

GlobeNewswire is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.

Subscribe to releases from GlobeNewswire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from GlobeNewswire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from GlobeNewswire

Ageas announces the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders of ageas SA/NV16.4.2021 17:40:00 CEST | Press release

Ageas announces the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders of ageas SA/NV Since the quorum required for the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of 22 April 2021 will not be attained, ageas SA/NV is organising the Ordinary and Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") on Wednesday 19 May 2021 at 10:30 a.m. The Meeting is being held at The Egg, Barastraat 175, 1070 Brussels, and is being organised in accordance with the Corona measures applicable on the day of the Meeting. Shareholders are advised to consult the Ageas website (www.ageas.com) for any additional information on this subject. If the current measures remain unchanged, it will not be permitted to physically attend the Meeting. In that case, registered shareholders who have indicated that they wish to vote online will be able to follow the Meeting via a webcast. They are invited to consult in advance the Ageas website, where the procedure to log in for the webcast will be published. Ag

CONDITIONS FOR THE RIKSBANK´S PURCHASES OF COMMERCIAL PAPER16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid procedure, 2021-04-21CertificateCommercial paper issued in SEK by non-financial companies with their registered office in Sweden and with a remaining maturity of up to six months on the Bid date. i.e. with the latest maturity date as of 2021-10-21 Delivery may not be made in commercial paper purchased by the Counterparty from the issuer less than one week prior to the date for announcing the Special terms, i.e. the purchase may not have been made after 2021-04-09 BidsCounterparties may make one bid per Credit rating class and maturity class. Bids are made to tel 08-696 69 70 and confirmed by e-mail to EOL@riksbank.se.Bid date2021-04-21Bid times09.00-09.30 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 4 billionHighest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)The total bid volume from one Counterparty for the two Credit rating classes may not exceed SEK 4 billion. No bid may contain Commercial paper in excess of SEK 250 million issued by the s

CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK TREASURY BILLS16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid procedure, 2021-04-21BillsSWEDISH T-BILL: SE0015811351. 2021-07-21 SWEDISH T-BILL: SE0014808747, 2021-09-15 Bid date2021-04-21Bid times10.00-11.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)SE0015811351: 1250 mln SEK +/-600 mln SEK SE0014808747: 1000 mln SEK +/-500 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SE0015811351: 1250 mln SEK per bid SE0014808747: 1000 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 50 million per bidExpected allocation timeNot later than 11.15 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateDelivery and payment date2021-04-23Delivery of billsTo the Riksbank's account in Euroclear Sweden AB's securities settlement system 1 4948 6383 Stockholm, 2021-04-16 This is a translation of the special terms and conditions published on www.riksbank.se. In the case of any inconsistency between the English translation and the Swedish language version, the Swedish language version shall prevail. Complete terms

CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK GOVERNMENT BONDS16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid procedure, 2021-04-23BondsSWEDISH GOVERNMENT: 1053. SE0002829192. 2039-03-30 SWEDISH GOVERNMENT: 1063, SE0015193313, 2045-11-24 Bid date2021-04-23Bid times09.00-10.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)1053: 750 mln SEK +/-400 mln SEK 1063: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)1053: 750 mln SEK per bid 1063: 500 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 50 million per bidExpected allocation timeNot later than 10.15 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateDelivery and payment date2021-04-27Delivery of bondsTo the Riksbank's account in Euroclear Sweden AB's securities settlement system 1 4948 6383 Stockholm, 2021-04-16 This is a translation of the special terms and conditions published on www.riksbank.se. In the case of any inconsistency between the English translation and the Swedish language version, the Swedish language version shall prevail. Complete terms and conditions c

CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK BID PROCEDURE KOMMUNINVEST BONDS16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid procedure, 2021-04-20BondsKOMMUNINVEST I SVERIGE: 2410. SE0010469205. 2024-10-02 KOMMUNINVEST I SVERIGE: 2602, SE0013745452, 2026-02-04 KOMMUNINVEST I SVERIGE: G23, XS1897258098, 2023-06-01 BidsBids on interest and volume are entered via Bloomberg Bond Auction SystemBid date2021-04-20Bid times10.00-11.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)2410: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK 2602: 500 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK G23: 250 mln SEK +/-250 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)2410: 500 mln SEK per bid 2602: 500 mln SEK per bid G23: 250 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)SEK 50 million per bidExpected allocation timeNot later than 11.15 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateDelivery and payment date2021-04-22Delivery of bondsTo the Riksbank's account in Euroclear Sweden AB's securities settlement system 1 4948 6383General Terms and ConditionsGeneral Terms and Conditions General Terms and Conditions för

SEK TENDER OPERATION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ONWARD LENDING16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid date, 2021-04-23Auction Day2021-04-23Auction Time10.30-11.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateOffered AmountSEK 50 billion (total)Maximum Permitted Bid VolumeSEK 12.5 billion from an individual bidder (in total per Auction Day)Settlement Date2021-04-27Minimum Permitted Bid VolumeSEK 10 million per bidMaximum Number of Bids per offered Repayment Date1Repayment Dates (offered maturities)29 April 2022 28 April 2023 30 April 2024Maximum Allocation25 per cent of Offered AmountAllocation TimeNot later than 11.30 (CET/CEST) hours on Auction dayBase Period (to establish Base Lending Amount)1 March 2020 - 28 February 2021Evaluation Rounds (for calculation of any Additional Interest)Evaluation Round 1: April 2022 (for Credit with Repayment Date 29 April 2022. 28 April 2023 and 30 April 2024) refers to Comparison Period 1: 1 March 2021 – 28 February 2022 and potential Additional Interest Rate applied to Lending Period 1: from 30 March 2021 up to and including 29 April 2022. Evaluation Round 2: April

CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK REVERSED AUCTIONS SEK COVERED BONDS16.4.2021 16:20:00 CEST | Press release

Bid procedure, 2021-04-22BondsSWEDBANK HYPOTEK AB: 194. SE0012142206. 2024-09-18 STADSHYPOTEK AB: 1587, SE0010441303, 2023-06-01 SWEDISH COVERED BOND: 147, SE0009383664, 2026-06-17 SKANDINAVISKA ENSKILDA: 576, SE0010049841, 2023-12-20 LANSFORSAKRINGAR HYPOTEK: 520, SE0014694659, 2027-09-15 DANSKE HYPOTEK AB: 2512, SE0013877214, 2025-12-17 NORDEA HYPOTEK AB: 5536, SE0013358439, 2026-09-16 Bid date2021-04-22Bid times09.00-10.00 (CET/CEST) on the Bid dateRequested volume (corresponding nominal amount)194: 800 mln SEK +/-400 mln SEK 1587: 2000 mln SEK +/-1000 mln SEK 147: 700 mln SEK +/-350 mln SEK 576: 700 mln SEK +/-350 mln SEK 520: 600 mln SEK +/-300 mln SEK 2512: 200 mln SEK +/-100 mln SEK 5536: 1000 mln SEK +/-500 mln SEK Highest permitted bid volume (corresponding nominal amount)194: 800 mln SEK per bid 1587: 2000 mln SEK per bid 147: 700 mln SEK per bid 576: 700 mln SEK per bid 520: 600 mln SEK per bid 2512: 200 mln SEK per bid 5536: 1000 mln SEK per bid Lowest permitted bid volume