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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

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

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

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Diversity Valentine's Day "Why pink it if you can rainbow it" card with a rainbow-colored background and curly text
Angela Lötscher

Diversifying Valentine’s Day

There’s no other celebration dedicated as much to love as Valentine’s Day. What better opportunity to spread the love or rather diversity and inclusion? We put some thought in how to diversify this otherwise chocolate and flower driven iconic day of love… Read More

"New Year resolutions Part 2" in sparkly-gold lettering
Catherine Ebneter

February: The Death of Resolutions

February: the month when according to research, 80% of new year’s resolutions are abandoned. While most of us have experienced the disappointment of deserted resolutions, we continue participating in the ritual… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Trends in Data Privacy

28 January marks the Day of Data Privacy. Laws and regulations already grant personal data owners a bit more power over their own data by allowing them to request deletion, restriction or update of and insight into their data. So that’s one step that’s gonna take us… where exactly?… Read More

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Melanie Gabriel

Take Aways Drones to the Rescue

Drones offer a new level of insights for disaster response and their prevention. Stephanie Lambert, founding employee and Global Sales Operations at the drone company Wingtra, shared her insights about drones making a difference… Read More

"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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Being a Trans Woman in Tech

Veronica shares her insights, experiences, and advice on navigating the tech workplace, both for other trans people and for allies in a happy hour discussion with hosts Mel & Marissa… Read More

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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