International Women's Day - the main event!

Women Techmakers Berlin
Thu, Mar 22, 2018, 4:45 PM (CET)

About this event

Join us for the 4th International Women's Day by Women Techmakers Berlin, part of the global series of the Women Techmakers chapters, which is also our birthday!

This year's theme is Building a New Horizon, and we did everything to make sure it'll be mind blowing.


- talks that'll build you a new horizon
- a message from space
- lounge on the Spree
- child care for your little ones
- awesome swag


16:45 - 19:00 Networking: focused on parents, open for all, child care available

19:00 - 19:30 Welcome Notes - with a message from space!

19:30 - 19:45 My Success Story with WTM Berlin / Lilli Baaske
An adventurous journey from being a UI Designer to getting her first job in development, as a WTM Berlin JS course graduate

19:45 - 20:15 Our Journeys with the ReDI School / Edlira Kasaj & Rita Butman
The new Women's Program and digital education courses at the ReDI School of Digital Integration from 2 angles: the program's director, and the graduate's point of view

20:15 - 20:30 Break

20:30 - 21:00 Games My Mother Never Taught Me / Eti Vidavsky
My life as a serial entrepreneur, and the knowledge I gained: how to identify and create global business opportunities, creativity, networking, collaborations, failure and success

21:00 - 21:30 Motivation and How it Drives Me / Inbal Cohen
A brilliant journey from low-tech to high-tech positions and how each played an important role in my understanding of what I want to do in life, what motivates me and how this journey opened my mind to new horizons

21:30 - 22:00 Networking

22:00 - 22:30 Open Stage for Job Seekers, Networking

Dinner served - 17:30
Child care 17:00-21:30


Lilli Baaske, WTM Berlin JS course graduate, UI Designer & Developer
Lilli studied Graphic-Design and worked as an Artdirector UI in web agencies. An awesome mentor and support through her Meetup network helped her to finally make the transition into tech.

Edlira Kasaj, Women's Program Director at the ReDI School of Digital Integration
A startup enthusiast and founder of the first ICT Innovation Center in Albania, Edlira has held various roles influencing strategy and policy in the ICT sector. She's also worked with developmental organizations (GIZ, USAID, and the UNDP).

Rita Butman, Telecommunications, InfoSec Professional and Teacher
Rita graduated from the ReDI School in Telecommunications Engineering. She worked as an Engineer, Supervisor and Project Manager with GSM providers in Syria, and as an Intern with Cisco and Netfox AG in Berlin.

Eti Vidavsky, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO at ZoiCom Global LTD
Eti founded and managed 5 companies in Israel, Turkey, UK and Uganda. She's also a board member in high-tech companies and a lecturer and mentor at the 8200 and Microsoft Accelerators.

Inbal Cohen, Technical Director at Free2Move | @inbalSigal
Born in Israel, grew up in the US and moved between different countries throughout the years. A passionate multitasker that gets excited about projects, products and meeting new people.


Volkswagen Digital:Lab is Part of Group IT. Software is our business, Platform our Passion. Our day is based on empathy, transparency and short feedback loops for both our end-users and teammates. We build software using Lean UX and extreme programming methodologies but most important through small and balanced teams which are enabled to take decisions based on the users’ needs and our company’s goals.


We are encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. Get visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin diverse & inclusive! Whether a WTM member, or a complete newbie - join us!

❤ Our meetups are always open & inclusive to people of all backgrounds - everyone is welcome! ❤