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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 Julinda Gllavata
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Julinda Gllavata

Julinda talks about starting her technical path leading up to her actual position as Head Data Science in a “not that male-dominated” country, her experiences abroad and how to overcome the occasional “culture shock” along the way… Read More

Portrait photo of Role Model Aleksandra Laska
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Aleksandra Laska

From the trading floors to co-founding a mobile payments platform to building an enterprise division to being a VC and an angel investor. There’s a lot to be learned from this month’s Role Model’s exciting journey… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Nicole Streuli-Fürst
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model:
Nicole Streuli-Fürst

Maybe it was her childhood that inspired her to study environmental sciences. In any case, this month’s role model is on a mission to drive positive change via the power of data… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Séverine Chardonnens on gray background
Melanie Gabriel

Role Model:
Séverine Chardonnens

Séverine Chardonnens, Co-Founder & CCO at IDUN Technologies AG, talks about confidence, the power of brain data and roadblocks you face while upscaling technology… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Sylvie Reinhard on We Shape Tech website
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Sylvie Reinhard

Sylvie Reinhard is president of the board of directors at Republik, the digital magazine for politics, business, society and culture. She began her career in 2000 at an IT start-up in the cybersecurity area… Read More

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

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Know-ledge

Featured image of blogpost "Yoga for Techies" by Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas from The Yoga Place for international Yoga Day 21 June 2022; showing a red backgroud with white and blue spelling of the title
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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Catherine Ebneter

Be a Real Ally 365 Days a Year

While Pride Month is an important time of inclusion, radical celebration, and protests for the LGBTQIA+ community, real allyship is 365 days a year. Read our tips for individuals on how to be a real ally… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Rainbows Need No Washing

With new concepts like “rainbow washing” popping up more and more, we decided to explain some terminology and to have an in-depth talk about pride, rainbow washing, and other related terms with an expert in our network: Katharina Wohlrab, CEO of Tech4Girls and FLINTA* in STEM… Read More

Ladies Drive magazine featured image for blogpost about We Shape Tech's column in the magazine
Sabrina Schenardi

WST Column in Ladies Drive Magazine

Did you know that WE SHAPE TECH has a recurring column in Ladie’s Drive magazine? As a proud partner, we are always happy to share knowledge, insights or opinions with our extended community. Read the newest edition of our column and all past and future ones here… Read More

Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role panelists
Petra Ehmann

Take Aways Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role

Read the Take Aways of our first Nigeria event where the panel discussed the vibrant African startup scene, the digital divide in many emerging markets and the urgency to ensure that women and girls are not “left behind”… Read More

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From Our Events

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

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

Cover of Stanford's podcast series "Think Fast, Talk Smart" used here for the podcast reccommendation of the episode "Ideas & Empathy", showing a thought cloud, test and a speechbox on red background

Ideas & Empathy

This episode of Stanford’s podcast series “Think Fast, Talk Smart” explores how design and communication both start with the same ingredient: empathy.… Read More

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We Belong Here

Caitlyn talks about tools and information she wishes she had when she was career changing into tech… Read More

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