Ilse Evenepoel selected as one of Belgium’s Inspiring Fifty

We are excited to share that Ilse Evenepoel, Operations Director at Lamifil, has been named as one of Belgium’s ‘Inspiring Fifty’, a non-profit initiative aiming to make female role models in tech more visible. The list of 50 was announced on October 1st 2020.

“It’s an honour to be one of the Inspiring Fifty for Belgium,” says Ilse. ”Being part of this initiative, I hope to contribute to persuading more women to pursue a career in technology and engineering. I’m dedicating this nomination to all of my colleagues who give me the energy to help shape the future of our company.” Check in this video which tips Ilse has for women aspiring to a career in technology and engineering.

The Inspiring Fifty initiative was established to spotlight the women excelling in tech careers. The initiative already exists in 10 countries, including the UK, South Africa, Canada, France, Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium. The 50 Belgian winners were selected by a jury of tech industry leaders. Find more information on Inspiring Fifty Belgium here.

As Operations Director Ilse heads up production at Lamifil, overseeing all manufacturing activities and major investments projects in the factory. She’s a member of the company’s management committee.

Since she joined Lamifil in 2016, Ilse’s mission has been to help prepare the company for the future. To date she has played a key role in realizing the strategy and has managed various innovation projects, including a unique and new ecological production process for aluminum products.