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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

Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Vanessa Gentile

With roots across the world and ending up in tech by coincidence, Vanessa not only made it to a high position at a large company, but also created the programme Bring Women Back to Work. Read the interesting journey of this remarkable role model and get some invaluable tips … Read More

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Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Caroline Matteucci

Since Caroline was 8 years old, she wanted to change the world. After her work path took her into policing, the health sector, counseling and coaching, she today helps people to learn about non-verbal communication… Read More

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Petra Ehmann

Role Model: Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie shares her story to encourage young talent to lead with their passions, to dare to make bold moves, to take risks and try out things. And what an interesting story it is!… Read More

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Melanie Gabriel

Role Model: Christiane Demgenski

Christiane is CPO at Awina AG, a financing solution for daycare spots offering families more freedom, more planning ability and thus to more compatibility of work and family. Read how Christiane found her way from banking to paving a path to diversity… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Katja Dörlemann on grey background smiling into camera
Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Katja Dörlemann

Katja bridges the knowledge gap in cybersecurity between tech speak and the users on a daily basis. She talks about the challenges she faces as an awareness specialist in cybersecurity and how she found her way into this upcoming field that requires an unusual mix of skills… Read More

Role Model Nadine Friedel portrait photo
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Nadine Friedel

Nadine Friedel dreamed of traveling into space as a child. Today, she calls herself a “cosmonaut” and is fascinated by how AI can be used for sustainibility … Read More

Role Model Ritah Nyakato
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model: Ritah Nyakato

Ritah Nyakato has gone quite a long way – and we’re not talking about her move from Uganda to Switzerland. She shared her story with us and why she thinks that one does not have to be a software developer to be in tech… Read More

Role Model Veronique Larcher, outdoors
Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Veronique Larcher

Shortly after her engineering studies in France, Veronique was appointed to California, where the planned 3 months turned into 12 years. She worked part-time as an engineer, founded a non-profit for events, and then the opportunity of building an innovation outpost arose; the beginning of a lasting business relationship with Sennheiser… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Diversity Advent Calendar 2022

We proudly present our Diversity Advent Calendar 2022 with awesome tips around diversity and inclusion. Get ready to add an equality spirit to the holidays and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness… Read More

Fireside Chat with Janina Kugel
Angela Lötscher

Fireside Chat with Janina Kugel

Janina Kugel – exceptional leader who leads with passion, courage and optimism – left us with great insights, food for thought and even more positive feelings of hope and happiness… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Is Your Diversity Program Failing?

Women and minorities have not gained much ground in management over the past 20 years. If your diversity program is failing, too, you might like these insights to turn it around… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Yoga for Techies

21 June is International Yoga Day. A great occasion for some expert tips against the hunchback-tech-neck-syndrome ailing techies. Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas has taken time out of her chill but busy day to write a guest blog that will help you feel better while coding… Read More

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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

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

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TechFace Podcast series Tech Inspired

An Ethical Hacker

Meet Elcin, ethical hacker and one of the few women working and leading in cyber security. Listen to her take on the future of cyber security and how the threat landscape is changing in this episode of Techface’s podcast series… Read More

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Algorithmic Nudging

The goal of so-called “algorithmic nudging” is to trigger positive behavioral changes without coercion, but with the help of algorithms. But where is the line between motivation and manipulation?… Read More

"Coinbase: Brian Armstrong" cover image for the episode within the podcast series "How I Built This"

Coinbase

Brian Armstrong wanted to be a tech entrepreneur since he was in high school, but his first serious venture never quite took off. But later, he succeeded in launching Coinbase… Read More

Featured impage of podcast series "The Future of Everything" for reccommended episode "Building the Metaverse and the Future of the Internet"

Building the Metaverse & the Future of the Internet

Years before the buzz around the metaverse, Philip Rosedale experimented with the same ideas in the virtual world of “Second Life”. He shares his vision for a metaverse where data privacy is more important than advertising, and our online and offline lives intersect in a healthier way… Read More

Finding Inner Safety podcast cover by Nerina Ramlakhan

Finding Inner Safety

When we work hard, sometimes we put our mental health on the backburner. Dr Dr Nerina Ramlakhan talks about how we can balance our goals with a peaceful lifestyle… Read More

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