How to make sure you never host an all-male panel again

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BRUSSELS — They just wanted it to be interesting. In 2014, a group of women — journalists, lobbyists, and think-tankers — were having dinner in Brussels, bemoaning the poor quality of panel discussions they attended through their work on European Union energy policy.

Too often it was the same faces, usually male, often saying the same thing to a largely male audience.

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    Vince Chadwick

    Vince Chadwick is the Brussels Correspondent for Devex. He covers the EU institutions, member states, and European civil society. A law graduate from Melbourne, Australia, he was social affairs reporter for The Age newspaper, before moving to Europe in 2013. He covered breaking news, the arts and public policy across the continent, including as a reporter and editor at POLITICO Europe.