Europe, Interviews

Marisol Guzman – Principal Explorationist at Equinor and a philanthropist

Meet our new gal who is a philanthropist and wants to introduce the human approach to tech. Marisol Guzman was born in Colombia. She graduated from the National University in Colombia as a Petroleum and Civil Engineer. In 2000 she moved to Canada to pursue studies on physic oceanography and ended up working for Schlumberger… Read More Marisol Guzman – Principal Explorationist at Equinor and a philanthropist

Europe, Interviews

Sylwia Bilska – General Manager at Edenred Poland

In tech, women are 15 percent less likely than men to be managers and professionals. The underrepresentation in STEM makes their potential even higher. Sylwia Bilska is a dynamic business leader – successful in technology, eCommerce and Payments. For over 15 years, she has been commercializing digital and digitizing businesses in developed and developing markets.… Read More Sylwia Bilska – General Manager at Edenred Poland

Europe, Interviews

Isabell Gradert – Material Fast Track Leader and General Advisor for Materials Technology to the CTO at Airbus

We need to have more managers who encourage and support women in their career progression especially when it occurs at the same time as setting up a family and having children. Isabell Gradert is Material Fast Track Leader at Airbus and general advisor for materials technology to the CTO. In this position Isabell is leading… Read More Isabell Gradert – Material Fast Track Leader and General Advisor for Materials Technology to the CTO at Airbus

Interviews, North America

Veena Ramaswamy – Data Analyst at Brown Girl Magazine, Global Community Director & Tech Influencer at WomenTech Network, Founder of Beyoutifully Empower

Women need to challenge the status quo by educating and showing society that they are capable of reaching great heights and success in tech as well as in life. Veena is an ambitious, passionate, and career-oriented woman who did her undergrad in Economics at Rutgers and Masters in IT and Data Analytics at Boston University.… Read More Veena Ramaswamy – Data Analyst at Brown Girl Magazine, Global Community Director & Tech Influencer at WomenTech Network, Founder of Beyoutifully Empower

Europe, Interviews

Kine Dahl – Nordic Head of Organisational Development at Elkjøp and Board Member at Oda – Women in Tech Network

Commit top management in setting targets for gender balance in companies (if needed), both in tech and in leading positions! Kine Dahl based in Oslo, Norway is the Nordic Head of Organisational Developement at Elkjøp and member of the board at Oda – Women in Tech Network. In her master in education she specialized in… Read More Kine Dahl – Nordic Head of Organisational Development at Elkjøp and Board Member at Oda – Women in Tech Network

Europe, Interviews

Iliada Evangelia Kothra – Managing Director of Living Postcards

The best decisions in my career were the ones that always made me quit jobs I no longer loved. Iliada Evangelia Kothra is a business consultant, a keynote speaker, and the managing director of the global platform www.living-postcards.com a project started in 2012, at a time of deep economic and political crisis, out of the need… Read More Iliada Evangelia Kothra – Managing Director of Living Postcards

Europe, Interviews

Tereza Gagnon – Chief Sales Officer at Wultra

Take more risks, think big, ask for help, and network! Tereza Gagnon is a business development and sales professional, currently working at Wultra, a fast-growing cybersecurity company, focused on building products that improve digital banking apps security. Before that, she worked for iconic brands IBM, PwC as well as startups. She is passionate about technology… Read More Tereza Gagnon – Chief Sales Officer at Wultra

Europe, Interviews

Gizem Kayar – Assistant Professor at Muðla Sýtký Koçman University Computer Engineering Department

In order to bridge the gender gap, we have to think and act beyond gender. Asst. Prof. Dr. Gizem Kayar has received her MSc and PhD degrees from Computer Science department of Freiburg University / Germany, specifically from Computer Graphics group. Later she worked as Post-doc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Geonumerics Group. Her research… Read More Gizem Kayar – Assistant Professor at Muðla Sýtký Koçman University Computer Engineering Department

Europe, Interviews

Ingelou Stol – Communication Manager and Storyteller at High Tech Campus Eindhoven

We need a diverse group of people to design our world of tomorrow. Ingelou Stol started her career as a journalist on the Dutch radio as a reporter and news anchor. She also worked as a documentary filmmaker. Since 2017 she has made the switch to the tech world where she now works as Communication… Read More Ingelou Stol – Communication Manager and Storyteller at High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Europe, Interviews

Hoa Le Nguyen – Scaleup Lead at Handelshøyskolen BI

Tech companies should have a clear recruitment strategy focusing on diversity with measurable goals. Hoa Le Nguyen leads a scaleup accelerator helping technology with global solutions and growth ambition. She has core expertise within corporate finance, M&A and international expansion. She is recognized as one of the 50 leading women in Tech in Norway. Mrs.… Read More Hoa Le Nguyen – Scaleup Lead at Handelshøyskolen BI

Europe, Interviews

Parveen Khan – Senior Test Engineer at Square Marble Technology

I feel proud being a woman in tech. It has helped to break the common misconception that women are good only for doing certain kinds of jobs. Parveen Khan is a senior test engineer at square marble technology. Being a quality advocate she believes delivering high quality products is everyone’s responsibility. She loves collaborating with… Read More Parveen Khan – Senior Test Engineer at Square Marble Technology

Asia, Interviews

Rajashree Rao – AI Lead at R² Data Labs at Rolls Royce

I strongly believe that it is a woman herself who can break this stereotype in the technology industry. She needs to go out and take her position what is rightfully hers. Rajashree (Shree) Rao is a globally acclaimed Industry Thought leader, visionary, advisor, principal consultant, and mentor in next-gen technologies – AI, Cloud Computing, Data… Read More Rajashree Rao – AI Lead at R² Data Labs at Rolls Royce

Interviews, North America

Dominique West – Senior Cloud Security Consultant at EY

It is important to make sure we are undoing biases in our technology evolution and that only comes with diversity of thought – aka making sure women and minorities are not only in the room but heard and leading conversations. Dominique West is currently a Senior Cloud Security Consultant for a multinational professional services and… Read More Dominique West – Senior Cloud Security Consultant at EY

Europe, Interviews

Stella Tsitsoula – Senior Communications Consultant, Tech & Cybersecurity Industry Specialized, CEO at RED.comm

The technology industry should play a more active role in educating students on technology and how it is influencing the world we live in. Stella Tsitsoula is a communications consultant specialized in the Tech and Cybersecurity industry who works with multi-national organizations and universities to help them understand emerging technologies, manage risk and strategize on… Read More Stella Tsitsoula – Senior Communications Consultant, Tech & Cybersecurity Industry Specialized, CEO at RED.comm

Europe, Interviews

Marie Weijler – High-tech and Hardware Investor at Cottonwood Technology Fund

If you’re eager to learn and willing to go the extra mile, there are always opportunities for you. Marie Weijler (1991) is the first woman on the investment team of Cottonwood Technology Fund, a Dutch-American venture capital firm specialized in high-tech and hardware. Furthermore, she is the Chief Legal Officer of LipoCoat, winner of the… Read More Marie Weijler – High-tech and Hardware Investor at Cottonwood Technology Fund

Europe, Interviews

Mercedes Rodríguez García – Chatbot and Voice Assistant Conversational Architect

Technology is entering all fields and jobs, and if women do not start moving into tech careers, female unemployment will increase even more in the next years. Mercedes is a software developer, currently focused on developing Actions for the Google Assistant and chatbots for different platforms using Dialogflow. She is passionate about Human-Computer Interaction and… Read More Mercedes Rodríguez García – Chatbot and Voice Assistant Conversational Architect

Asia, Interviews

Havovi Yazdabadi – Leader for Oracle’s Alliance, Channel Technology and Cloud Systems business

Nothing has ever stopped me as a woman in technology – in fact I feel there is no job in technology that would be a barrier for women. Havovi Yazdabadi is the leader for Oracle’s Alliance & Channel Technology & Cloud Systems business for UK, Ireland, Israel & Northern Europe. She is passionate about building… Read More Havovi Yazdabadi – Leader for Oracle’s Alliance, Channel Technology and Cloud Systems business

Australia, Interviews

Arti Agrawal – Associate Professor and Director of Women in Engineering and IT

Addressing the long-standing and complex challenges in gender equality in tech needs bottom-up and top-down action, from calling out inappropriate micro-aggressions or behaviours that you see, to policy-level mandates for equal pay and flexible work. Dr. Arti Agrawal joined UTS in January 2018 with time evenly split between roles of Associate Professor in the School of… Read More Arti Agrawal – Associate Professor and Director of Women in Engineering and IT

Africa, Interviews

Victoria Ngono – Founder and Executive Director of Girls in STEM Trust

Mentorship played a strong part in cementing my resolve to pursue a career in Tech, it came in various forms and had a lasting impact on my perspective about Technology and STEM in general. Victoria Ngono is the Founder & Executive Director of Girls In STEM Trust, a non-profit organization in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. It has… Read More Victoria Ngono – Founder and Executive Director of Girls in STEM Trust

Interviews, South America

Alessandra Karine – Vice President of Public Sector Sales at Microsoft Brazil

At Microsoft we are not restricted to thinking about having a larger number of women. Our goal is to have in the company a reflection of what we have in society. In 2019, Alessandra Karine took over as Vice President of Public Sector Sales at Microsoft Brazil. The executive began her career as an infrastructure… Read More Alessandra Karine – Vice President of Public Sector Sales at Microsoft Brazil

Asia, Interviews

Izabella Naessa – Intrapreneur and Head of Commercial Strategy at GetBEE

We have had fantastic women throughout history developing, creating, enabling extraordinary things in STEM but they didn’t have the spotlight. Izabella Naessa is a Digital Transformation Expert with over 10 years of experience and a Master in e-Business. Intrapreneur and Head of Commercial Strategy at GetBEE, a fast-growing tech startup that facilitates the management and… Read More Izabella Naessa – Intrapreneur and Head of Commercial Strategy at GetBEE

Interviews, North America

Rocio van Nierop – Co-founder and Executive Director at Latinas in Tech

The best decision in my career was leaving the tech industry to focus 100% of my time to Latinas in Tech. Rocio van Nierop is Co-founder and Executive Director of Latinas in Tech, a powerful non-profit organization dedicated to empowering and connecting Latinas in the Technology Industry.  Latinas in Tech is a non-profit organization with… Read More Rocio van Nierop – Co-founder and Executive Director at Latinas in Tech

Asia, Interviews

Thea C. Myhrvold – Founder of TechMeNow and GetBEE

For a career in tech you need positivity and persistence – because technology is always changing. That is the beauty and the curse, you are never done in technology! Thea is the proud founder and CEO of GetBEE and TeachMeNow. Passionate about making knowledge and expertise accessible to all. Digitally transforming education, healthcare and consulting.… Read More Thea C. Myhrvold – Founder of TechMeNow and GetBEE

Asia, Interviews

Mona Demaidi – Assistant Professor at An-Najah National University Palestine

We as women need to tell our side of the story, we need to reshape the dialogue to make sure that our voices are heard and not overlooked. Dr Mona Nabil Demaidi is an entrepreneur and women’s rights advocate. She obtained her PhD in Advanced Software Engineering and Machine Learning, MSc with distinction in Software… Read More Mona Demaidi – Assistant Professor at An-Najah National University Palestine

Australia, Interviews

Sarah Bell – Co-founder of AiRE Software and Mother of Robot Rita

If more women worked in STEM, I think we would ask different questions. Important questions like, ‘How should it serve us in terms of being inclusive?’ and ‘How will we value work that is traditionally female dominated?’ Commentator, agitator, and innovator, Sarah Bell is a co-founder of the proptech startup Aire., Artificial Intelligence for Real… Read More Sarah Bell – Co-founder of AiRE Software and Mother of Robot Rita

Interviews, South America

Marcela Jimenez – Cloud and Technology Sales Director at Oracle

Everything is possible. Our world today is no longer an IT Male sector. Marcela Jimenez is a business leader with more than 20 years of experience in Technology and Education industries. She is a graduated Computer Engineer from the Catholic University of Manizales with a Masters in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad de los Andes… Read More Marcela Jimenez – Cloud and Technology Sales Director at Oracle

Interviews, North America

Celeste Fralick – Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Data Scientist for McAfee

Data Scientist Celeste Fralick, one of Forbes’ Top 50 Technical Women in America: What comes to mind is the continued lack of women in technology, but those that are in it have made incredible strides as well as laid a foundation for others to follow. Dr. Celeste Fralick, Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Data Scientist… Read More Celeste Fralick – Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Data Scientist for McAfee

Africa, Interviews

Gloria Muhoro – Gender, Technology & Innovation Specialist at African Development Bank

Technology must represent the diversity of the people it serves. For this to happen, we need more women in the tech sector and using technology. Gloria Muhoro is an international development professional. She has solid experience leading work on inclusive innovation and women’s and girls’ socio-economic empowerment (especially leveraging ICTs) across Africa. She works at… Read More Gloria Muhoro – Gender, Technology & Innovation Specialist at African Development Bank

Europe, Interviews

Nadia van Bedijk-Dekkers – Founder of “You Need Tech Ladies”

Being creative, personal and sincere has become even more important now in this digitalized era. Nadia van Bedijk-Dekkers is a 32 entrepreneur from the Netherlands and the founder of “You Need Tech Ladies”. YNTL was started with the motto to ‘Empower the women around you’. She has a complete focus on matching female engineers with… Read More Nadia van Bedijk-Dekkers – Founder of “You Need Tech Ladies”

Africa, Interviews

Sylvia Mukasa – Founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs

You can be anything you want to be if you put to heart and mind to it, because gender does not define what or who you should/can be. Sylvia is Founder/CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs. GlobalX’s provides opportunities for children, developers & entrepreneurs to learn, innovate, and scale up their knowledge in hardware… Read More Sylvia Mukasa – Founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments Ltd/GlobalX Innovation Labs

Europe, Interviews

Monique Morrow – President of the Humanized Internet and of the VETRI Foundation

My journey has been a very enriching one specific to technology and it continues today in the form of social entrepreneurship, ethics and governance specific to technology. Monique Morrow is President and Co-Founder of the Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on addressing the need to control our identities as well as providing digital identity… Read More Monique Morrow – President of the Humanized Internet and of the VETRI Foundation

Asia, Interviews

Esra’a Alsanie – Founder at EnvaTechs and Product Manager at Mawdoo3.com

Women need more confidence, trust and support in order to grow bigger. Unfortunately, I can’t deny that sometimes the first blocker for our growth is us, the limits we build in our minds for what we can achieve, in addition to the tradition of giving men more duties in the tech field. Esra’a Alsanie is… Read More Esra’a Alsanie – Founder at EnvaTechs and Product Manager at Mawdoo3.com

Interviews, North America

Alishba Imran – Blockchain & Machine Learning Developer at The Knowledge Society

To me, technology is not just software or hardware, it’s entrepreneurship, emerging technologies and a way for us to crack humanity’s hardest problems. And to solve these harder problems, we need to think differently than we have for ages. Alishba Imran is a 16-year-old Blockchain and Machine Learning developer from The Knowledge Society, who interned at… Read More Alishba Imran – Blockchain & Machine Learning Developer at The Knowledge Society

Interviews, North America

Leemay Nassery – Senior Engineering Manager at Comcast NBCUniversal

I’ve never really felt comfortable talking about being a woman in this industry. However, I realize that is not realistic because if we really want to change the fact that women are underrepresented, we do have to talk about our experiences so we can help make change happen. Leemay Nassery is a senior engineering manager… Read More Leemay Nassery – Senior Engineering Manager at Comcast NBCUniversal

Interviews, North America

Sarah Clatterbuck – Director of Engineering YouTube at Google

One of Forbes’ Top 50 Women in Tech 2019 – Many things need to happen to change the number of women working in technology. Most of those changes are deep-seated societal, academic and industry biases. Those changes will take time. Sarah Clatterbuck joined Google in 2018. She currently leads four teams focused on Monetization beyond… Read More Sarah Clatterbuck – Director of Engineering YouTube at Google

Interviews, North America

Jumoke Dada – Technology Consultant at Signature RED and Founder of the Tech Women Network

Creating tools for women in technology – I’ve always liked being a problem solver, creating community, and making a difference in my own small way. But one day a woman asked me why I didn’t put my name on something and told me to stop hiding because I was doing great work. Her advice stuck… Read More Jumoke Dada – Technology Consultant at Signature RED and Founder of the Tech Women Network

Europe, Interviews

Dr. Narisa Chauvidul-Aw – Serial Entrepreneur and Chief Executive at KogoPAY

Mobile Payment App Helping People – I would like to see people can pick up their phone using our App to scan and pay to Big Issues vendors, donate to charities on the street or help paying for food, drinks or hostels to homeless people. Dr. Narisa Chauvidul-Aw has a PhD in compliance and information… Read More Dr. Narisa Chauvidul-Aw – Serial Entrepreneur and Chief Executive at KogoPAY

Interviews, North America

Dr. Bonny McClain – Healthcare Datapreneur and Chief Data Officer at Data and Donuts

I was speaking at a Women in Technology conference and asked the group (99.9% women) to define “technology”. The room was silent. When I did a little research prior to the conference, the conversations tended to be about work/life balance, timing your career with family planning, or a lot of young women with vocal fry… Read More Dr. Bonny McClain – Healthcare Datapreneur and Chief Data Officer at Data and Donuts

Interviews, North America

Sue Wallace – Vice President Student and Career Services at CompTIA Tech Career Academy

I really think the biggest barrier to getting more women into tech is breaking down the confidence gap. Many women and young girls do not see themselves getting into tech jobs. Sue helped launch CompTIA Tech Career Academy in 2019 as a nonprofit subsidiary of Creating IT Futures Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing student… Read More Sue Wallace – Vice President Student and Career Services at CompTIA Tech Career Academy

Europe, Interviews

Karin Nijssen – Supervisor Development and Product Owner at Hoffelijk

To me the paradigm that ‘tech is not for woman’ has been shifting for a long time here in the Netherlands. The stereotype that only “geeky male nerds” would enroll into IT-orientated studies is behind us. Sure woman are underrepresented in most tech-departments, and sure the more technological savvy the job position is, the less… Read More Karin Nijssen – Supervisor Development and Product Owner at Hoffelijk

Interviews, North America

Beate Chelette – Growth Architect and Founder of The Women’s Code

Personally, I love to immerse myself in data; I understand it is the ‘heroin’ for businesses and will drive most solutions moving forward. I’ve always been a bit of tech junkie—particularly around repeatable processes and productivity. Beate Chelette is the Growth Architect® and founder of The Women’s Code®, a professional development company specialized in guiding… Read More Beate Chelette – Growth Architect and Founder of The Women’s Code

Interviews, North America

Tracey Welson-Rossman – Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions and Founder of TechGirlz

My professional journey has not been a straight line. And if you had told me at the outset that I was going to spend the largest part of my career in tech, I would have said you were crazy! Tracey Welson-Rossman is a Founding Member and Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions, a leading Philadelphia… Read More Tracey Welson-Rossman – Chief Marketing Officer at Chariot Solutions and Founder of TechGirlz

Africa, Interviews

Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Women focus groups are essential to allow for these tough conversations, to mold and lead younger IT female professionals, to advocate and establish a stronger voice for women in IT by enforcing and negotiating for impactful roles. Masego Khutsoane is an Independent Procurement Consultant based in Johannesburg Area in South Africa. As a strategic and… Read More Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Asia, Interviews

Bonnie Chiu – CEO of Lensational & Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy

I think empathy is very important – it’s currently lagging in the tech world, which is why we see tensions between technology development and flourishing of the broad base of society. Hong Kong-born Bonnie Chiu is the Founder and CEO of award-winning social enterprise Lensational, which equips marginalized women with photography training and digital skills.… Read More Bonnie Chiu – CEO of Lensational & Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy

Asia, Interviews

Daniella Santana – China Business Expert & LinkedIn Coach

We need to learn more about self-promotion. That’s the way to go for the future. Personal branding. Daniella Santana is a China Business Expert and a LinkedIn Coach. She is passionate about helping entrepreneurs, business owners and consultants of the international trade industry become the go-to expert on LinkedIn by building a strong and powerful… Read More Daniella Santana – China Business Expert & LinkedIn Coach

Europe, Interviews

Saran Diakité Kaba – Interactive Design Director at PSA Groupe

Everything is possible, and gender, age and color are not an issue because talent has no colour, no gender, nothing to do with the age. So it’s just a question of motivation and believing in yourself. Saran Diakité Kaba is an industrial designer specialised in interaction/interface design, global User eXperience and agile development methods. Since… Read More Saran Diakité Kaba – Interactive Design Director at PSA Groupe

Europe, Interviews

Vedrana Högqvist Tabor – CEO and co-founder of BOOST Thyroid

I left academia after I realized I can help advance science and human health through a digital approach. Simultaneously, I could continue working on my passion for improving human well-being, now augmented by technology. For me, this meant we could try helping more and more people. Vedrana Högqvist Tabor is the CEO and co-founder of… Read More Vedrana Högqvist Tabor – CEO and co-founder of BOOST Thyroid

Asia, Interviews

Shubhi Agarwal – Co-Founder at LocoBuzz

Shubhi Agarwal is the Co-Founder at LocoBuzz, a complete customer experience platform, and hailing from Mumbai. With a strong background in business development, alliances and having worked closely with the technology team to build and deliver solutions she is an excellent relationship builder, successful in driving and achieving business objectives, collaborating with regional and global… Read More Shubhi Agarwal – Co-Founder at LocoBuzz

Europe, Interviews

Julieta Campos Guzmán – Front-End Developer at etventure

Julieta Campos Guzmán is a Front-End engineer in love with design and beautiful UIs and working at etventure. She is a big advocate for mental health in tech, diversity and equality and always looking to strengthen her team and empower the people around her. With Experience in working in cross-functional, international and gender diverse teams,… Read More Julieta Campos Guzmán – Front-End Developer at etventure

Europe, Interviews

Paoli Izquierdo – Principal Software Engineer at Novatec Consulting GmbH

Paoli Izquierdo is a Principal Software Engineer at Novatec Consulting GmbH. She develops software as part of a team using agile methods, and as a business unit lead, she’s responsible for the personal development and disciplinary leadership. Read about her path and impressive agile methods and why you shouldn’t be discouraged if you are a… Read More Paoli Izquierdo – Principal Software Engineer at Novatec Consulting GmbH

Europe, Interviews

Nicole Lontzek – Head of Digital Marketing at stellenanzeigen.de

Nicole Lontzek is the Head of Digital Marketing at stellenanzeigen.de. She is an experienced digital expert with a demonstrated history of working in the digital and IT sector internationally and the founder of eduloni.de, the learning and mentoring platform for young adults with difficult financial backgrounds. Since April 2019 she serves as a mentor on the… Read More Nicole Lontzek – Head of Digital Marketing at stellenanzeigen.de

Europe, Interviews

Julia Miosga – Founder & Managing Director of DigitalLandscapeGardener

Meet Julia Miosga, founder and Managing Director of DigitalLandscapeGardener, offering help for self-help by empowering individuals, companies, associations, authorities and NGOs (non-governmental organizations) to design an optimal digital landscape. Julia is a graduate cultural scientist with a focus on political science. In a Nutshell: What role does technology play in your work? Technology and Digital… Read More Julia Miosga – Founder & Managing Director of DigitalLandscapeGardener

Europe, Interviews

Eugenia Velasquez -Technology Manager at Vistaprint

Machine Learning is the science of getting computers to learn and act like humans do, and improve their learning over time in autonomous fashion, by feeding them data and information in the form of observations and real-world interactions. Meet Eugenia Velasquez, Technology Manager at Vistaprint. She leads a team of software engineers that build customer-centric… Read More Eugenia Velasquez -Technology Manager at Vistaprint

Africa, Interviews

Doris Ojuederie – Founder of Blockchain Ladies Africa

Meet Doris Ojuederie, Founder of Blockchain Ladies Africa, an initiative aiming at uniting African Women via Blockchain Education For Financial Inclusion. What role does technology play in your everyday life? Blockchain technology is my primary source of living. I live the tech life every second…I can’t overemphasize the impact of technology in my everyday life.… Read More Doris Ojuederie – Founder of Blockchain Ladies Africa

Europe, Interviews

Vittoria Millan – Corporate Relationship Manager at Forte Markets

Meet Vittoria Millan – Corporate Relationship Manager at Forte Markets, a company providing tailored advisory and training services within the Banking & Finance sectors impacted by regulatory change. These services are complemented by support to FinTech and RegTech startup ventures through their business life.  Vittoria also launched Women in Tech Global. In a nutshell: What role does technology play… Read More Vittoria Millan – Corporate Relationship Manager at Forte Markets

Asia, Interviews

Nayla Fahed – Co-Founder of The Lebanese Alternative Learning

Meet Nayla Fahed – Co-Founder of the Lebanese Alternative Learning, an EdTech NGO aiming to give every child access to quality education through digital. In a nutshell: What role does technology play in your everyday life? In December 2013 I co-founded the Lebanese Alternative Learning, an EdTech NGO aiming to give every child access to… Read More Nayla Fahed – Co-Founder of The Lebanese Alternative Learning

Europe, Interviews

Ivana Kostić – Co-Founder of Health Tech Lab and Technology Transfer Associate at the Innovation Fund

Meet Ivana Kostić – a bioengineer and co-founder of the Health Tech Lab. Learn more about her journey from Belgrade to her PhD at the MIT Portugal Programme, how she’s disrupting the health care industry and who she would invite to her ideal dinner. What role does technology play in your everyday life? Serbia, the… Read More Ivana Kostić – Co-Founder of Health Tech Lab and Technology Transfer Associate at the Innovation Fund

Asia, Interviews

Humaira Anwar – Social Entrepreneur and Co-founder & COO of “Girl Digital Leader”

Meet Humaira Anwar, co-founder, COO and Master Trainer for “Girl Digital Leader” – a social enterprise that aims to digitally transform the lives of 1 Million young women across the globe. What role does technology play in your everyday life? I’m a proud digital native; I have a very personal connection with technology as I… Read More Humaira Anwar – Social Entrepreneur and Co-founder & COO of “Girl Digital Leader”

Africa, Interviews

Maria Kyamulabye – Community Manager Technical Talent at Andela

Meet Maria Kyamulabye, Community Manager Technical Talent at Andela, a company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software engineers. What role does technology play in your everyday life? I would say that I am a digital hybrid. I had the privilege of getting access to a  computer from a really young age, so I… Read More Maria Kyamulabye – Community Manager Technical Talent at Andela

Africa, Interviews

Nnenna Nwakanma – Interim Policy Director at the World Wide Web Foundation

Meet Nnenna Nwakanma – Interim Policy Director at the World Wide Web Foundation. She advocates for policy and systemic changes that are needed for meaningful internet access, open data, open government and the open web across Africa, bringing together local and international stakeholders to advance the digital agenda. What role does technology play in your… Read More Nnenna Nwakanma – Interim Policy Director at the World Wide Web Foundation

Europe, Interviews

Kathleen Schröter – Head of Marketing & Communications at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

Meet Kathleen, Head of Marketing & Communications at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, a research institute for the digital society, and the Executive Manager of the 3IT – Innovation Center for Immersive Imaging Technology. Kathleen develops innovative scientific business and product solutions in the fields of Augmented Reality, XR, AI, and human-machine interaction. Kathleen, you have been focusing on… Read More Kathleen Schröter – Head of Marketing & Communications at Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute

Interviews

Kasia Zalewska – Investment Associate at WestTech Ventures

Meet Kasia Zalewska, a political scientist by education who turned to entrepreneurship when she first came to Germany. Her journey in fundraising for startups then led her to explore the world of venture capital where she currently works as an Investment Associate at WestTech Ventures. What role does technology play in your everyday life? Professionally… Read More Kasia Zalewska – Investment Associate at WestTech Ventures

Interviews

Madita Best – Senior Strategist Content Marketing at Babble and Founder & CEO of Daheim

Meet Madita Best, Senior Strategist Content Marketing at Babble and Founder & CEO of the impact startup Daheim. Learn more about her journey through various businesses, why she would be interested to have Mark Zuckerberg’s job and why she’s currently excited about all things chocolate. What role does technology play in your everyday life? In… Read More Madita Best – Senior Strategist Content Marketing at Babble and Founder & CEO of Daheim

Interviews

Katarzyna Marszałek-Kowalewska – Manager Knowledge Engineering at YUKKA Lab AG

Katarzyna is Knowledge Engineering Manager at YUKKA Lab AG, a company that uses software to read and understand financial news within seconds and provides asset managers and financial advisors with an information advantage at a considerably smaller expenditure of time. What role does technology play in your job? Technology plays, of course, a very important… Read More Katarzyna Marszałek-Kowalewska – Manager Knowledge Engineering at YUKKA Lab AG

Interviews

Jeanette Okwu, Co-Founder and CMO of Marketing Tech Platform 1nfluencersMarketing

It’s time for a new interview and today we’d like you to virtually meet Jeanette Okwu. She is the co-founder and CMO of 1nfluencersMarketing, a marketing tech platform that connects companies with the right influencers – by using technology, and most importantly, data. We spoke to Jeanette about her journey, the relevance of technology in… Read More Jeanette Okwu, Co-Founder and CMO of Marketing Tech Platform 1nfluencersMarketing

Interviews

Mia Biberović – Partner & Executive Editor at Croatian Tech Magazine Netokracija

Today we want to introduce you to Mia Biberović, Partner and Executive Editor at Netokracija. She writes daily about the local tech startup scene in Croatia, but also in Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the whole CEE region. Other than startups, her favorite topics include social media, digital marketing and the impact new technology… Read More Mia Biberović – Partner & Executive Editor at Croatian Tech Magazine Netokracija

Interviews

Christina Andreassen – Managing Director of the Womentum Accelerator

Meet Christina Andreassen, the Womentum Accelerator managing director, responsible for the launch and management of MENA’s first accelerator focused on female-led tech startups. Learn more about how her journey in International Development led her to transform the MENA tech ecosystem into a more diverse playing field. Can you give us three adjectives that come to… Read More Christina Andreassen – Managing Director of the Womentum Accelerator

Interviews

Leitha Matz – Co-Founder and COO of fintech startup Zuper GmbH & CSO at verify-u

Meet Leitha Matz, an impressive technology leader, fintech expert and mentor who has nearly 20 years of experience in developing teams in FinTech, eCommerce and IT. Learn more about her early start in the online and tech sector and why we need to be honest about our mistakes. Can you give us three adjectives that… Read More Leitha Matz – Co-Founder and COO of fintech startup Zuper GmbH & CSO at verify-u

Interviews

Chiedza Muguti – Senior Business Analyst at Scope Group

Today we want to introduce you to Chiedza Muguti, Senior Business Analyst at Scope Group and experienced financial products and services professional with proven technical and commercial expertise in complex systems integration, payments processing engine development and innovative banking solution delivery. We spoke to Chiedza about the role of technology in her day to day… Read More Chiedza Muguti – Senior Business Analyst at Scope Group

Interviews

Nora Stolz – Entrepreneur, Innovation Consultant & Inspirational Speaker

Meet Nora Stolz – entrepreneur, innovation consultant, inspirational speaker and coach. We spoke to Nora about tech, her journey and her role models. Enjoy reading. Can you give us three adjectives that come to mind when you hear the word technology? Innovative, fast, life-enhancing. What role does technology play in your everyday life? I am… Read More Nora Stolz – Entrepreneur, Innovation Consultant & Inspirational Speaker

Interviews

Jasmine Zhang – CEO of Longhash Germany and European Director of She Loves Tech

Meet Jasmine Zhang, CEO Longhash Germany and European Director of She Loves Tech. Jasmine has led several international accelerator programs and specializes in EU-China cross border investments. She did previous stints in quantitative research at Deutsche Bank in London and in strategic consulting at Detecon Consulting from Germany. We spoke to her about the role… Read More Jasmine Zhang – CEO of Longhash Germany and European Director of She Loves Tech