The speakers

18:45

AspireMelanie 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.’

 

18:55

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!’

 

19:05

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.’

 

19:15

GoogleKatie 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.”

19:30

Break

19:45

SwisscomCarolin 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?’

 

19:55

DeloitteAgnieszka 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”!’

 

20:05

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?!’.

 

20:15

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.

 

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