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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 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

Portrait photo of Laura Kieser on light grey background of Role Model on We Shape Tech website.
Janine Fuchs

Role Model:
Laura Kieser

Laura finished her Master of Science in Business Information Systems in 2018 with her Thesis about e-ID. She furthermore is a consultant at APP Unternehmensberatung AG… Read More

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Cover image of "Trends in Data Privacy" with a matrix like background and white lettering
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

Screenshot of the lunch & learn "Drones to the Rescue" by Stephanie Lambert showing a slide
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

Featured image of diversity advent calendar with red-blue colored display fonts and xmas balls in rainbow color and snowflakes
Angela Lötscher

Diversity Advent Calendar 2021

We proudly present our Diversity Advent Calendar 2021 with awesome tips around diversity. We’ve even got some music… just one thing missing: snow!… Read More

Rainbow background with text "we speak LGBTQ" Tips to Be More Inclusive in Our Language
Catherine Ebneter

Tips to Be More Inclusive in Our Language

Welcome the third blog in our mini-series on inclusive language. In this blog, we’re sharing actionable tips to promote and use more inclusive language in your organization starting today. … Read More

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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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