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