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Find out where we have been mentioned and which events we have attended.

FEM’TALK with our co-founder Priska

FEM’TALK with our co-founder Priska

Priska, our co-fonder, got recently invited by FEM'UP Switzerland to talk about her career and give her top three advices to inspire young women. FEM'UP is a network of diverse women from different industries and offer regular and interesting exchanges. They inspire...

Female Innovation Forum 2021

Female Innovation Forum 2021

Our co-founder Priska has been nominated for the Female Founder Innovation Recognition Award 2021! It fills us with great joy and honor to be recognized for our work to empower more women to find a purposeful career in tech. Thanks to all who support us along the way,...

Swiss IT – An industry without women

Swiss IT – An industry without women

Last week, our co-founder and managing director Priska Burkard had the opportunity to talk about TechFace's mission. She showed how we support companies in increasing diversity in tech. The weekly economy broadcast Eco at SRF also interviewed Code Excursion and...

TechFace was in ECO broadcast about women in IT

TechFace was in ECO broadcast about women in IT

TechFace was on national Swiss TV, as part of the ECO broadcast on June 14th 2021. Our co-founder Priska was interviewed about TechFace's mission and activities. And she informed about our approach to increase the low number of only 18% women in the IT. Additionally,...

Closing the skills gap using emerging technologies

Closing the skills gap using emerging technologies

Closing the skills gap is essential in today's and the future job market. But have you ever been thinking about emerging technologies and how these can help companies finding the right skills and talents? On top, it is interesting to see how such technologies can...

The Unlocked Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska Burkard

The Unlocked Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska Burkard

Our Co-Founder Priska is featured in the first episode of a new series of the Unlocked Podcast about #powerwomen in #HR. Priska and the host Sabrina Goerlich talk about how to make a difference in recruiting. In this episode, Priska shares her perspective on Women in...

Female Digital Innovators 2020

Female Digital Innovators 2020

Our Co-Founder Priska Burkard recently was named one of the Female Digital Innovators of 2020 by FEMtrepreneurs.   FEMtrepreneurs mission is to increase the number of female leaders and entrepreneurs by making them visible and talk about their innovations and...

Bridging the Gap between Women and Tech

Bridging the Gap between Women and Tech

Our co-founder Priska, who until recently was the Co-Managing Director of Girls in Tech Switzerland and now is a member of their Board of Advisors, talked to Heba Zaghloul, Enterprise Resourcing Planning Lead at Isobar Switzerland about bridging the gap between women...

The Hospitality Industry, Technology and AI

The Hospitality Industry, Technology and AI

Recently, Priska was invited as a guest lecturer at the Hotel Institute Montreux School. She talked about the challenges and business opportunities of AI in the hospitality industry. Watch the video below to hear her valuable insights how to start a career in tech...

Women in Data Science

Women in Data Science

Data Science is one of topics that is highly sought after at the moment. However, this trend has not excited all the people the same. Women are currently still underrepresented in the Data Science work force. Why you ask? Recently, Priska Burkard co-authored an...

The Womens’ Guide Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska

The Womens’ Guide Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska

Women in Tech are still underrepresented. However, a bigger percentage of women is important to make sure that "female" needs are considered as well. In this podcast with womensguide, Priska Burkard talks about what happens when only men are in charge of developing...

Hidden Figures Award in the Newspaper Handelszeitung

Hidden Figures Award in the Newspaper Handelszeitung

The Handelszeitung covered the #wetechtogether conference 2020 and reported about diversity in tech in a recent article. Additionally, the winners of the Hidden Figures Award were highlighted as well. You can check out the article below. Article available in German...

Female role models wanted: #wetechtogehter

Female role models wanted: #wetechtogehter

On 3rd of October 2020 the #wetechtogether conference took place in Zurich. At this event, the winners of the Hidden Figures Award in three different categories were announced. The Hidden Figures Award is an initiative to celebrate and award women working in the STEM...

UNCHAIN YOUR MIND Oxford-Style Debatte mit Priska Burkard

UNCHAIN YOUR MIND Oxford-Style Debatte mit Priska Burkard

Mitte September nahm Priska Burkard als Vertreterin der Technologie-Seite an der zweiten Oxford-Style Debatte von Unchain your Mind teil. Dabei wurde die Motion "Die Krise hat uns immunisiert“ debattiert. Insgesamt vier verschiedene Redner/innen aus den Bereichen...

The Unchain Your Mind Podcast with guest Priska Burkard

The Unchain Your Mind Podcast with guest Priska Burkard

Priska Burkard was recently a guest on the podcast of Unchain Your Mind. At the center of the discussion was the question how technology enables everyone of us. Hence, Priska shares how this can be a chance in the current crisis with the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen to...

Full Stack Developer Program in the news

Full Stack Developer Program in the news

In January 2020, Priska reveals the importance of the Full Stack Developer Program to AGEFI.  Launching in March 2020, the Program aims to train women looking for a career switch through a coding boot-camp followed by a guaranteed 6-month paid internship at a cool...

The Mirror World Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska

The Mirror World Podcast with our Co-Founder Priska

A new decade has started and Diversity has never been discussed as much as in the last year. What has changed in the last couple of years? Was there a positive development? And how could you have a sanity check for diversity in your team? This and a lot more has our...

Podcast with our co-founder Priska

Podcast with our co-founder Priska

Have you heard already? Our co-founder Priska got the chance to talk about TechFach, her own career, purpose and diversity & inclusion in tech on the latest podcast of Berufspodcast! Listen to her talking to Christoph Stelzhammer sharing her passion to support...

TechFace @ Crea Digital Day 2019

TechFace @ Crea Digital Day 2019

Our co-founder and COO of Girls in Tech Switzerland attended together with Bahar from the GiT Team the 10th Crea Digital Day in Geneva to talk about how important diversity is in today's industry. We were able to highlight to over 1'000 attendees how missing diversity...

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