Author: Monika Marusic

Maja Trstenjak

Maja Trstenjak – Researcher at The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture at University of Zagreb

Europe, Interviews

Never give up and don’t be afraid to try something new. Do not underestimate anything or anyone. The most important thing is to set your

Silke Zschweigert

Silke Zschweigert – CEO for JONCKERS

Europe, Interviews

We need to make tech “less scary and something more natural” for girls at school. Silke Zschweigert is the CEO for JONCKERS, a global leader in

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

Africa, Interviews

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.

Sewagodimo Matlapeng – Software developer at Yoco

Africa, Interviews

My advice for anyone is don’t be afraid to embarrass yourself.  I think as women we live in constant fear of embarrassing ourselves. This is

Masego Khutsoane

Masego Khutsoane – Independent Procurement Consultant

Africa, Interviews

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


Christina Burkhardt – Founder of SHIFTSCHOOL

Europe, Interviews

I grew up in a little village – which means I had never seen any female founders. Becoming a founder was challenging and very demanding

Rosie Fortunello – Co-Founder of Business Sisters and management consultant

Europe, Interviews

We need female role models. Our mindset is formed by our surroundings. If we do not see any successful women in tech… how can we

Vedrana Miholjic

Vedrana Miholić – Sales Director at CROZ

Europe, Interviews

It is enough if women want to be part of tech world. I am sure they can make it if they just give it a

Aiste Lehmann – Founder and CEO of re:event

Europe, Interviews

There are still too less women in science, politics and leadership positions, and this is a systematic issue. As such, it also should be addressed

Zahra Shah

Zahra Shah – Co-founder of Iraqi Innovators

Asia, Interviews

Technology has become an unstoppable force with a mind of its own. We don’t have to wait for opportunities anymore because we can create them.

Leslie Real

Leslie Real – Co-founder and COO of Awalabs

Interviews, South America

There are a variety of women with totally different stories that can be seen as examples worldwide. I think a large part of it has

Jillian Kowalchuk

Jillian Kowalchuk – Founder and CEO of Safe & The City

Europe, Interviews

We can’t only encourage more women to become employees or employers in technology companies, we need more female VCs, C-suite members, teachers and allies to

Katrin Grunwald

Katrin Grunwald – Founder of The Globe Team

Europe, Interviews

I believe that not everyone has to become a “hardcore techie” but I would encourage women to be keen, curious and eager to discover new

Shannon Graybill

Shannon Graybill – Co-Founder of Le Wagon Portugal

Europe, Interviews

I feel that many of us, and particularly women when it comes to technology, have these preconceived ideas about ourselves and our own abilities which

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

Asia, Interviews

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

Daniella Santana

Daniella Santana – China Business Expert & LinkedIn Coach

Asia, Interviews

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

Nidhi Chahal Dahiya

Nidhi Chahal Dahiya – Project Manager at Publicis Sapient

Asia, Interviews

I have had fantastic mentors, rich experiences and a lot of stories on why ‘It didn’t work’. I have learnt to speak up when others

Saran Diakité Kaba – Interactive Design Director at PSA Groupe

Europe, Interviews

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.

Kritika Rawat – Founder and CEO of RealtyNXT

Asia, Interviews

I would say rather having any particular skill, it’s about having the right attitude. We need to have a mind like a child to be

Victoria Navarro – Software Engineer at Siemens

Europe, Interviews

People need multiple qualities for everything in life, but one of the most important, would be grid. The will of keep going, the determination of