Today I opened up WSJ and read an article on Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s performance at Yahoo this past year. Share price has risen to more than 70%, 17 tech startups were acquired and morale has improved in both the engineering and product departments. Mayer joined Yahoo when she was 6 months pregnant. Conclusion? Marissa is a fearless leader. A woman who is willing to take big risks. A woman who chose to ignore rude questions and accusatory remarks about shortchanging both her job and child.Read More
My goal is very simple: to make a difference in my community by encouraging women to think big and take a slice out of the tech industry that they deserve.
Technology is at the forefront of pushing innovation in many different sectors across the globe. I believe there should be greater proportion of women in the creation and decision making process on all fronts. From investing, to mastering code, to jumpstarting one’s own business. If women can see that they have the exact same potential as men to succeed, the world — and everyone in it — will be blessed with more great, innovative ideas.
A few weeks ago I has the pleasure of attending my very first Berlin Geekette event, a Service Design Workshop given by the enthusiastic and knowledgeable Louisa Heinrich. I didn’t know what Service Design was but the topic sounded interesting, so I decided to go. Service Design has now become my philosophy! And I intend to tell everyone I meet what it can do for their startup. While I gained a lot of fantastic knowledge, this wasn’t the only benefit of the workshop. I also found inspiration and courage to found my own startup.Read More
We’re excited to be teaming up with Fjord, one of Berlin’s top design firms.
Workshop: Service Design for Startups with Louisa Heinrich
Location: FJORD GmbH at Friedrichstr. 210
When: Feb 13th, 2013
Runs from 3-6pmRead More