June 2020 - Women in Tech

Women in Tech

dotmagazine's articles and interviews with a focus on women in the tech industry - updated regularly

Women in Tech Focus

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Read the eco Association study “Women in Tech Across the Globe: A Good Practice Guide for Companies”, which is aimed at companies who would like to recruit, retain and support the advancement of more women in tech.

 

Alice Cornell from change.org and Tamara Bond from dotdigital debunk the biggest myths in the email marketing industry and offer tips on consistently reaching the inbox.
 

Romina Gansbühler from the Witt-Gruppe, on the positive impact of BIMI on email marketing and security as well as customer protection.
 

Birgit Berger and Natalie Berrisford of InterNetX outline how a professional approach to domain management is part of how brands manage their online reputation today.
 

Domains registry donuts focuses on the stories of women- and minority-owned businesses and their creative use of domains in their brand building - while also ensuring protection against abuse of their name.
 

When creating a new company and brand, Reelika Kirna from EURid vzw, and Inge Buffolo from EURIPO, advise securing the most applicable domain name for your brand and protecting it with a trademark.
 

Eilín Geraghty and Lars Steffen from the eco Association, on how to tackle the glass ceiling in the tech industry and develop a virtuous circle for women in leadership positions.
 

Agustina Callegari from the Internet Society explains the need for women in leadership, both in volunteer communities and in the workforce, and how this goal can be reached.

Why you should be promoting gender diversity in your company, and how to take the first steps, explain Eilín Geraghty & Lars Steffen from the eco Association.
 

Senior Manager for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at Deutsche Telekom IT, Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini, explains how bias can be embedded into algorithms.

Yuliia Diachuk from MoBerries provides insight into the challenges women face in rising up the ranks in the tech industry, and what the key to success is for teams and companies.
 

Psychologist and social engineer Christina Lekati from Cyber Risk GmbH explains the psychological basis of phishing and how to arm staff with effective defenses.
 

Deepa Gautum-Nigge, Global Lead SAP, on the importance of visible female role models for busting age-old gender stereotypes in the workplace.
 

Shifting workloads, managing security breaches, and serving customers remotely – Sylvia List from NTT Germany explains companies’ evolving reactions to lockdown.
 

A company seeking to enhance gender diversity shouldn’t just act sporadically, as pointed out in a case study by Erica Varlese from Automattic, which shows that goal-setting is what can make all the difference.

Simone Menne, former CFO of Lufthansa and member of multiple supervisory boards, on the importance of striving for a 50/50 gender balance on teams – and how to do this.

A case study by Wido Potters from BIT BV, showing how easy it is for recruiters to make companies more attractive to female applicants, and why this is important.

Lucia Falkenberg of the eco Association on how eco's new international study on Women in Tech can help companies to find and retain female talents – and reap the rewards for doing so.

Do women have a place in the tech industry? Yes! says Sabrina Waltz from 1&1 IONOS. She offers advice & encouragement to women wanting to enter the sector.

 

New Work offers us the creative scope to shape a better, more human working world. Lucia Falkenberg, CPO at the eco Association, allays the fears and explores the potential of digitalization to transform the world of work.

Stefanie Kemp, Member of the eco Association Presidency Committee, on role models, the gender quota, and the importance of diversity for successful teams.

What does it take for a company to successfully manage digital transformation? Saskia Steinacker, Global Head of Digital Transformation at Bayer AG & member of the EC’s High-Level Expert Group on AI, explains.

Lucia Falkenberg, CPO of the eco Association, on working with AI & Corporate Social Responsibility, valuing the work of humans, and the need for lifelong learning in a changing working world.

The United Nations has defined 17 “Sustainable Development Goals”, SDGs. They range from ending poverty to solving our energy issues to ensuring that education is available for all. Technology can help us reach some of these goals. Here is how.

Rinalia Abdul Rahim, SVP for Strategy & Implementation at ISOC, explains their vision and initiatives to improve security and access to the Internet.

 

Flexibility & social responsibility play major roles in how people work and who they choose to work for in the future, says Melanie Buck from GoDaddy.

 

What is the economic value of gender and racial diversity in tech companies? Elisabeth Kurek provides important insights into how diversity & a welcoming company climate can attract and retain top talent and increase performance.

Joyce Dogniez from the Internet Society explains the value of Internet connectivity for education and equality endeavors, and for the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Offering employees flexibility and supporting diversity benefits the company as a whole, as Lucia Falkenberg, CPO of the eco Association explains.

 

The interconnected world of tomorrow calls for an ethical approach to digital education today, a topic delved into by eco’s Managing Director Alexander Rabe.

 

Ram Mohan from Afilias explains the importance of linguistic diversity online, and why a new approach to Universal Acceptance is needed.