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 1nfluencers

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 1nfluencers, 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 1nfluencers

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

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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

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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

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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

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Anne Reijns – Business Head of Social FemTech Together For Her, Digital & Maternal Healthcare Expert

Anne is the Head of Mumbai-based Social FemTech Together for Her, an Avegen enterprise. She is leading a team developing digital solutions for expecting mothers in India – the country with the highest maternal mortality rate in the world. Anne has a background in eCommerce and Digital Healthcare and she has a passion for healthcare,… Read More Anne Reijns – Business Head of Social FemTech Together For Her, Digital & Maternal Healthcare Expert