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


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

The Role Models

Role Model Sophia Ding
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Sophia Ding

Sophia quickly realized that academia was not for her as she likes to see the immediate impact of their work – ideally quickly. She is a Trustworthy AI strategist, intrapreneur* and social innovator by passion… Read More

Role Model Isabella Gyr smiling at the camera in front of a gold-black background (square picture)
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Isabella Gyr

Meet Isabella, your not-so-average shaper in innovation and facilitation who has found solutions for turning employees into innovators, wearable payment solutions and is currently seeking a mandate as Innovation Board Member… Read More

Role Model Arzu Coltekin
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Arzu Çöltekin

Arzu has always been fascinated with what’s behind the stuff we take for granted and her wondering ultimately brought her to the tech topic. Enjoy this very open interview where she talks about her geek moments and wonders if “information obesity” is a thing… Read More

Portrait image of Role Model Helen Yuanyuan Cao
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Helen Yuanyuan Cao

The use of technology in the fields of biology, life sciences and healthcare piqued Helen’s personal interest. The COO, CIO and “Top 40 under 40” shares insights about her career path in tech… Read More

Role Model katharina Wohlrab, CEO of Tech4Girls and FLINTA in STEM
Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Katharina Wohlrab

Breaking the stereotypes is important to Katharina, who studied sociology and computer science and is now a podcast host as well as the CEO of Tech4Girls, an NGO that teaches computer science to primary school girls… Read More

Role Model Lisa Falco
Géraldine Lüdi

Role Model: Lisa Falco

Book author and AI & Data Consultant Lisa has worked 15+ years in different startups in the MedTech sector, mainly in roles related to data science and AI. She shares why becoming an engineer despite not being a “techie” is a good thing… Read More

Image of smiling Role Model Mira Wolf-Bauwens
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Mira Wolf-Bauwens

Driven by the ability to discover something new every day and to have an impact, Mira strongly believes that quantum computing is shifting the paradigm of computing altogether, enabling us to address problems that we cannot explore with classical computers… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Being Safe Online as LGBTQ+

Get our tips to be safe online, even if you are straight. Do not know what difference in dangers there is if you are LGBTQ+ or straight? Even more reason to read it… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Tricked by Dark Patterns?

Amazingly – or rather scarily – even some respectable and legitimate companies apply Dark Patterns to get you to do things or share information you do not want to. Are you being tricked? Find out…… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Career Tips for Introverts

Introverted individuals tend to avoid the spotlight. But this personality trait should not hinder their career progression and if used to their advantage, can indeed help advance their career. Part I of the series… Read More



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

Rebel Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Everybody can draw. Under these assumptions we shaped our last community event in Bern… Read More



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The Wisdom of Games

There’s a point in our lives when we’re told it’s time to grow up and stop playing games. But what if that advice is wrong and games are one of the best opportunity to learn about our world and even ourselves? … Read More

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Advancing Your Career

Sonja Price is a career strategist, salary advisor, leadership coach, and the founder of Dynamo Careers. Get tips on negotiating, how to ask for a raise, and how to get to where you want to go in your career… Read More

Building for Tomorrow

Humans always believe that we welcome the new, but in reality people often resist change. Learn more about yourself and the workings of your brain as you make decisions… Read More

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