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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

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

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

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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

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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

Screenshot of event "How to Bring Women Back to Work"
Angela Lötscher

Take Aways How to Bring Women Back to Work

To get more women at the top, you have to bring them (back) to work in the first place. Athena Blatsioti talked to us about how to successfully bring women back to (paid) work after a leave of absence… Read More

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Tips, Tricks & Hacks

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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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