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Marie-Anne Delahaut

About Me: 

Marie-Anne Delahaut is director of research at the
Destree Institute (European research centre
based in Wallonia) and head of Millennia 2015.
She also serves as head of the Information
Society Unit and network administrator at The
Destree Institute. Bachelor in Education, qualified
teacher of French and of English, she has
developed, since 1987, an expertise in ICT
networks administration and has contributed,
since 1989, to the development of the
independent ICT network of the Destree Institute.
She participates in the World Summit on the
information society since 2003 and in the Internet
Governance Forum. She has published works
about Foresight and governance of the internet.
Member of the Internet Society (ISOC), she
created the Chapter Wallonia (ISOC Belgium -
Wallonia) in 1998, served as president (2005-
2009) and is currently its honorary president.
She is a member of the Board of the Brussels-Area Node of the Millennium Project and director
of publication of the French version of the "State of the Future" 2005 and 2006. She is a
member of the Belgian Association of Women Business owners and of the European Center for
Women and Technology.
She has initiated Millennia 2015, foresight research process on the generic topic of "Women,
actors of development for the global challenges". This international conference is organized by
the Destree Institute and its partners (such as the International Organisation of La
Francophonie) in three sessions: "Information Transfer" in Liege, 2008, "Knowledge Processes"
in Paris, 2011 (UNESCO) and "Intelligence Platforms" in New York, 2015 (United Nations).
Millennia 2015 works with foresight as a method and the information society as context in
equity. The process aims at building, by 2015, a positive vision of the future by women for the
entire world at the horizon 2025. See
Marie-Anne Delahaut lives in Wallonia, near the French border. She is married, she has three sons, one daughter and one grandson.

My Passions: 
Freedom, ICTs, music, philosophy
My Challenges: 
Empowering women in every country, building fairer and more ethic futures based on the respect of human rights, gender equity, ethics, diversities and sustainable development
My Vision for the Future: 
Achieving Millennia2015 goals: building fairer and more ethic futures based on the respect of human rights and diversities, as well as on sustainable development
My Areas of Expertise: 
ICT, gender studies, foresight, towards a knowledge society
My Languages: 
French, English

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