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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

Portrait photo of role model Philomena Schwab on We Shape Tech website
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Philomena Schwab

Philomena Schwab is a Swiss game designer and co-founder of the game studio “Stray Fawn”. In 2016 she not only scored a success with the genetics survival game “Niche” and won several awards with, but was also voted “30 under 30” in the category technology by the business magazine Forbes… Read More

Black-and-white portrait photo of smiling role model Sara Wick on We Shape Tech website
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Sara Wick

Sara enjoys building bridges between technology and business. In her work at turicode she gets to learn a lot about different business sectors and its specific challenges… Read More

Portrait photo of smiling role model Sunnie J. Groeneveld on We Shape Tech website
Petra Ehmann

Role Model:
Sunnie J. Groeneveld

Sunnie build up the service companies Inspire 925 and Inspire 529 as well as the SaaS startup LunchLottery. She talks about tough moments as an entrepreneur and other experiences as a successful woman in tech… Read More

Portrait photo of smiling role model Chanel Greco on We Shape Tech website
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Chanel Greco

Originally hooked to tech by a game of Indiana Jones, Chanel officially joined the Master21 team in January 2019 as the Lead Teacher for all coding courses and events… Read More

Portrait photo on white background of smiling role model Besiana Bandilli on We Shape Tech website
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Besiana Bandilli

Besiana has been working in the Swiss tech and media industry for almost 10 years now, currently supporting the HIT Foundation with its UX & Business Development… Read More

Split photo on We Shape Tech website: on left side black-and-white portrait photo of role model Paloma Bosco, on right side Paloma on sailing vessel
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Paloma Bosco

Paloma Bosco is the COO at i-surance AG. She previously held leadership positions at Ebay and Bain & Company, and has been a We Shape Tech board member… Read More

Role Model Dr. Gundula Heinatz Bürki
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Dr. Gundula Heinatz Bürki

Dr. Gundula Heinatz Bürki is Managing Director of the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services, a Swiss-wide network of competences for innovative companies and universities. In her role, she enables the collaboration between industry and universities to develop new data-driven business models, products and services… Read More

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Knowledge

Know-ledge

Angela Lötscher

Take Aways: The Decisive Decade

There is no doubt: The climate crisis is not a far distant danger for the planet. It is affecting all of us already today. That’s why we need a new form of innovation
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Melanie Gabriel

Take Aways: The Trap of Gendered Design and How to Overcome It

There are 4 traps that are easy to get caught in at any stage of your product development process. They can result in design fails that in some cases even can be fatal. However, we can overcome these traps by using the principles of User Centered Design and having the right focus.… Read More

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From Our Events

Janine Fuchs

The Future Gets Going

Dieses Jahr hatten wir von We Shape Tech das Vergnügen gleich bei zwei Unternehmen den Zukunftstag mitzugestalten – nämlich bei Namics und bei Google… Read More

Janine Fuchs

Inauguration Event Bern

Der 15. September war ein spannender Tag für WE SHAPE TECH. Wir freuen uns über das zweite Chapter in Bern, dass von Miriam Gantert, Sombra Gonzàles und Brigitte Hulliger geleitet wird… Read More

Inspiration

Inspire

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Tips, Tricks & Hacks

Data-Powered Diversity

Stephanie talks about her experiences as a black woman in tech, the importance of expanding our social graphs to solve diversity challenges, and why she has largely abandoned the pursuit of traditional venture capital… Read More

Cover image Joyful Learning Podcast by Melanie Kovacs and Janine Fuchs

Joyful Learning (Podcast)

Melanie Kovacs recently launched her podcast series on “Joyful Learning”. In this episode she chats with Janine, Board Member of We Shape Tech, about learning in a community… Read More

Get Inspired by These Books & Podcasts

What crazy times we are currently living in! While digitalization seems to get a boost like never before (yay!), we also spend all our time at home (for those who can) where it sometimes might seem difficult to get new inspiration.… Read More

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