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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

Role Model Nicole Büttner
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Nicole Büttner

Nicole is co-founder and CEO of MerantixLABS, a leading AI solutions company and member of the management board of Merantix, a machine learning based venture studio. She is Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum and was nominated as Young Leader by the Aspen Institute… Read More

Picture of Role Model Margarita Chli
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Margarita Chli

This month we sat together with Margarita Chli, assistant professor at ETH Zurich, leading a small team of researchers, the Vision for Robotics Lab. … Read More

Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Tilke Judd

Inventing the future and working on problems that don’t yet have solutions is what drives Tilke Judd at work… Read More

Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Simone Schürle

Simone Schürle discovered her particular passion and excitement for maths and physics which formed the basis of her professional career following during high school … Read More

Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Elcin Biren

Learn why Elcin Biren, Associate Director in the Chief Information Security Office at UBS and Chairwoman of the Swiss Cyber Forum, thinks more diversity in Cybersecurity is crucial for society… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Cristina Riesen on We Shape Tech website
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Cristina Riesen

Cristina Riesen, founder of Educreation Foundation, talked about her way into tech, what computational thinking is, and what she would ask her role model… Read More

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Knowledge

Know-ledge

"New Year resolutions Part 1" in sparkly-gold lettering
Catherine Ebneter

Avoiding the New Year New Me Fallacy

For many of us, January feels like catching our breath. It’s both a relief from busy holidays and motivation to begin with a blank canvas. But if we’re honest, it also comes with a sense of urgency to set resolutions for the new year – at home and work… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Diversity Advent Calendar 2021

We proudly present our Diversity Advent Calendar 2021 with awesome tips around diversity. We’ve even got some music… just one thing missing: snow!… Read More

Rainbow background with text "we speak LGBTQ" Tips to Be More Inclusive in Our Language
Catherine Ebneter

Tips to Be More Inclusive in Our Language

Welcome the third blog in our mini-series on inclusive language. In this blog, we’re sharing actionable tips to promote and use more inclusive language in your organization starting today. … Read More

Young man with rainbow flag, pink wig and make-up; Young,Man,Wearing,Woman,Make,Up,Holding,Rainbow,Lgbtq,Flag
Catherine Ebneter

The ABCs of LGBTQ+

During pride month, we realized that we still have a lot to learn about the LGBTQ+ community and how we can do our best to be an active ally. We’re pretty positive we’re not alone so here’s a bit of terminology for you… Read More

Opinions

News

Marike Carstens

One for All –
All for One

Our board member Marike Carsten who supported us for more than 1.5 years is leaving by the end of this year – not without a short recap of her time at WST… Read More

From Our Events

Janine Fuchs

Die richtige Portion Mut

Am 30.11. fand ein Event von We Shape Tech in Zusammenarbeit mit Ellepreneur, einer Community für Unternehmerinnen und selbständige Frauen in Bern, statt… Read More

Inspiration

Inspire

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Tips, Tricks & Hacks

The Gender Power Gap

Even though the percentage of women in the Australian boardroom is 7%, far better than Switzerland’s 2%, Australians are still not satisfied. Stereotypes and leadership styles are often to blame for women rarely being CEOs. But are quotas really necessary to change that?… Read More

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