Aspire – Melanie Kovacs, Dhruv Parekh and Renata Jendrolovits
‘We will speak about Aspire and our vision, mission and upcoming events for discovering, educating and promoting entrepreneurial female talents.’
eBay – Armelle Moulin-Latiz (Head of Europe Internet Marketing Analytics)
‘Managing Geeks – Is the saying that geeks are brilliant yet notoriously resistant-to-being-managed individuals a myth or a reality? Do you then need to be a geek to manage geeks?
Let me share my over-10-year perspective in 5 minutes!’
Code Artemis – Jasmine Kent
‘I’ll talk about how my interests in engineering and entertainment have taken me to Sega, YouTube and Code Artemis, and my experience launching game funding startup Ludo.io.’
Google – Katie Bell (Site Reliability Engineer at Google)
“Starting from my first programming attempts, when I didn’t know how to do loops, to starting university not knowing what Linux was, to starting at Google thinking they must have made a mistake in hiring me. I will talk about how I finally managed to convince myself that I’m actually good at this stuff.”
Swisscom – Carolin Latze (Technical Lead for Security at Swisscom – Innovation)
‘When I started university, I thought I found my paradise. However after some years I left and joined an engineering team at Swisscom. Being very happy with that and seeing the management as boring white-collar professionals, I never thought I would join them. Now I did. How did I get there?’
Deloitte – Agnieszka Leyko (Consultant in Risk Analytics Team at Deloitte)
‘Social network – I wouldn’t be where I am now if didn’t have an extensive network of friends. I am not saying that skills are not important, but we shouldn’t underestimate the power of networking in the world where “if something is not on facebook then it doesn’t exists”!’
eBay – Liesbeth Deddens (Content manager)
‘I found myself climbing on the outside of The Shard, Western Europe’s highest building. I wondered: ‘how did I get here?!’.
Deloitte – Mervi Kech (Manager in Risk Analytics Team )
When I started my professional career in German speaking countries, I was struggling now and then with cultural differences and language barriers. I was confronted with the prejudices like how young woman can understand something about programming languages, systems architecture or databases. I will tell you how I managed to established my position working in projects in male domain as an only woman.