WTM Berlin - International Women's Day

About this event

Join us on 08/03 to celebrate International Women's Day, as part of the global series of the Women Techmakers global chapters!

This year's theme is Telling Our Story, and in this event we will hear stories of women in the Berlin tech industry, learn about women in STEM and make another step in making our own story.

We love newcomers!
Whether you area a WTM member, or never attended before - this is a great chance to get some inspiration. Our location is the c-base space station, located directly on the Spree. Pro tip: find a c-base member to give you a tour.

Everyone are welcome: this is an inclusive event for all genders, ages, races, nationalities, etc.

★ THE PLAN ★
 

- talks on iOS development, product management and more
- hiring companies for all levels  
- lounge on the Spree
- vinyl cutter machine*
- lightning talks about women in STEM

For the vinyl cutter machine you can buy materials on the spot, and you can use it for making stickers for your laptop/t-shirt/bag/etc. 

You can also bring any t-shirt/bags/etc. to print on, there will be a machine available!

★ THE SCHEDULE ★ 

17:00-18:00 reception

18:00-18:30 Natalie Pistunovich / Women Techmakers Berlin

18:30-19:00 Anna Morgiel / How I Became a Techmaker

19:00-19:30 Mihriban Minaz / Becoming a Programmer

19:30-20:00 Madeleine Want / Product Management Then & Now (or, why user feedback sucks)

20:00-20:30 Mali Baum / Use Your Personal Strength in Your Entrepreneurship

20:30-21:00 Florina Muntenescu / Tech Talks: You Do Have Something To Say! Why and How To Start

21:00-22:30 networking over drinks


THE SPEAKERS ★ 

Natalie Pistunovich is a Backend Developer at adjust. Prior to that she was at the Silicon Integration team in Intel, and graduated B.Sc. in Software and Computer Engineering from the Technion. In her free time she is a Golang Berlin meetups co-organizer, Women Techmakers Berlin lead and a sailor.

https://twitter.com/NataliePis

Anna Morgiel is a CS student at the University of Potsdam and a Hunior Software Developer at EMOTISK project. Cat * Bitcoin lover. She graduated German Philosophy from the University of Warsaw and moved to Berlin to enjoy its diversity. When she isn’t playing Bridge at World/European Championships, she focuses on improving in Android Development.

https://twitter.com/aniamorgiel

Mihriban Minaz is a Full Stack Developer at Unumotors, and currently working with Swift/Javascript/Node.js mostly

https://github.com/mihriminaz 

Madeleine Want is a Product Owner at upday for Samsung in Berlin, previously working on products across media, e-commerce and social industries both here and in her native Sydney. She almost never loses sleep, but if she does it's for product management or pizza.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/madeleine-want/

Mali Baum is an International business development specialist. She co-founded Berliner Global Women Organization and Wi (Women’s influencer), a GISEP Ambassador (the German Israeli Start Up Exchange Program), Supersonas Berlin, WIT (Women in Toys - NYC) International chair chapter, member at the public leadership for the Israeli Export & International Cooperation Institute, business mentor for young entrepreneurs and start-ups and she lectures in universities on Entrepreneurship.

Florina Muntenescu passionately works at upday as a Senior Android Developer. She has been writing code for more than 8 years, mostly for Android. Florina keeps a strong focus on clean code and UI/UX. Previous work covered payment solutions at payleven and navigation services at Garmin. Florina is also one of the main contributors to the  Android Architectural Blueprints maintained by Google.

https://twitter.com/FMuntenescu

★ THE HIRING COMPANIES ★  

Prepare CVs and business cards! 

sociomantic, clue, and more

★ THE VENUE ★ 

C-base is the crashed spacestation in the center of Berlin. Nerds, SciFi-Fans and digital activists founded the society in 1995. There is an indoors part and an outdoors part, on the Spree. Make sure to bring something warm!

This is a smoke-free event.

★ ABOUT WOMEN TECHMAKERS ★ 

Women Techmakers is Google's brand and global program for women in tech. 

Join us at WTM Berlin facebook group 
And follow our WTM Berlin facebook page

About the program:

Women Techmakers is Google’s brand and global program for women in technology. 

Women Techmakers provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology to drive innovation and participation in the field. 

Women Techmakers events are designed to promote an environment of inclusivity for women in technology, as well as celebrate women leading the industry. We want to advance, grow, and celebrate women developers, designers, and technology entrepreneurs.

https://www.womentechmakers.com


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