A massive gender gap, a premature fear of robots and human stereotypes applied to machines — the field of robotics is dealing with a lot of issues. Still, Andra Keay, Managing Director at Silicon Valley Robotics, loves being a woman in robotics. In this interview she explains why.
Take a look at the merchandise of Ada Lovelace Festival: You can buy shirts & hoodies with the Ada Lovelace logo or an EAT SLEEP <CODE> REPEAT slogan in our online shop. Continue reading
Can Tech solve “fake news”? And will robots replace journalists? We talked to Léa Steinacker, Chief Innovation Officer at WirtschaftsWoche, about the biggest digital opportunities and threats in journalism. And she has excellent reading recommendations for anyone hesitant about being a feminist.
German space flight has, up to now, been an exclusively male domain. The project “Die Astronautin” wants to put the first German woman into space using crowdfunding. We talked to Claudia Kessler, initiator of “Die Astronautin” and speaker at #ada17. Continue reading
We are so excited to announce the dates for #ADA17! On October 19th and 20th the ladies of the tech industry will come together in Berlin at the Ada Lovelace Festival.
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How does digital fluency lead to greater educational attainment, better employment prospects and higher career progression? And why do Swiss, German, and Austrian women rank only mid-table in the digital fluency rankings? We talked to Pamela Maruschke, Managing Director at Accenture. Continue reading
Braking new grounds for employees and customers by using agile methods is not an easy task. Sabine Igler, Head of ICT Solutions Passenger Transport at DB Systel, has accepted this challenge and faced our questions about agility in an interview. Continue reading
For our collection of interviews called Ada’s Heiresses 2016 we talked to Sabine Bendiek (Microsoft), Robert Franken (Male Feminists Europe), Marion Marschalek (GData), Miriam Meckel (WirtschaftsWoche) and Claudia Nemat (Deutsche Telekom). Continue reading