The Power of Communities in the Digital Age: Keys to Success

This year’s Women in Digital Switzerland annual conference will be all about digital communities! We will celebrate our growth and our 1’000 members, together with monthly meetups in 5 cities in Switzerland with this not to be missed conference!

A lineup of stellar speakers will give inspiring and insightful talks on the hot topic of ‘The Power of Communities in the Digital Age’. They will explain how they built successful communities and managed to create high levels of engagement. Ana Caldeira, Manager of Nestlé’s prestigious Digital Acceleration Team (DAT) will be our keynote speaker. STMicroelectronics, Kudelski, Seedstars, Womanity Foundation, Coolbrandz,, We Are Play Lab will all be giving outstanding and valuable presentations.

During this full day event at the Haute Ecole de Gestion (HEG) Geneva you will have the opportunity to network, share, and be inspired by fellow participants and speakers. You will learn with women leaders in digital keys to success on how to build communities in the digital age. Alexandre Caboussat, HEG Department Chair, International Business Management, will present the new Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Digital Transformation for Business

Details to parking: 

If you are arriving at the event with a car, please note there is limited access to parking in the parking lot and on the street. University classes begin at 8:00 so arriving early is the best way to ensure a parking spot. Taking public transport guarantees a no hassle morning!


Registration Fees:

The event is free with compulsory registration. It is open to men and women alike. At Women in Digital Switzerland we believe in affordable and valuable knowledge sharing. Our sponsor for this event, HEG Geneva will generously host our entire conference. The continental breakfast, coffee breaks, as well as the evening cocktail are all offered by HEG. For lunch break we will have access to the university’s cafeteria (please note that lunch is on participants' charge)

You will also receive awesome gift bags by CoWorkees, who generously supports our organization on this special day.


If you have reserved a ticket  but cannot join us on May 9th, please cancel your ticket and free a seat on our waitlist.



Ana Caldeira, Global Digital Acceleration Team (DAT) Manager, Nestlé

Alisée de Tonnac, CEO and Co-Founder, Seedstars World

Cristina Riesen, Founder, We Are Play Lab

Nathalie Magniez, Senior Digital Director, STMicroelectronics

Elodie Jallet, Head of Global Digital Marketing, Kudelski

Eileen Schuch, Founder and CEO, Coolbrandz

Antonella Notari Vischer, Managing Director, Womanity Foundation

Laura Penn, Founding Director,

Kelly Hungerford, Founder and Director, CommunityWorks

Taïssa Charlier, Founder and Managing Director, Y Coaching & Consulting 



Doors open as early as 9:30. Conferences start at 10:30, lunch break is at 13:00, Conferences start again at 14:35. At 18:00, a cocktail plus a networking session.

09:30 - 10:15   Registration, networking, and contintental breakfast offered by the HEG

10:30 - 10:40  Welcome by Taissa Charlier, Founder of Women in Digital Switzerland

10:45 - 11:00   Foreword & Presentation of the CAS Digital Transformation for Businessby Alexandre Caboussat, HEG

11:05 - 11:20   Presentation of Women in Digital Switzerland by Taissa Charlier & Kelly Hungerford

Conference begins

11:25 - 11:50   Laura Penn, The Public Speaking  

11:55 - 12:25   Nathalie Magniez, STMicroelectronics 

12:30 - 13:00  Eileen Schuch, Coolbrandz 

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch, coffee break, networking   

14:35 - 15:05 Cristina Riesen, We Are Play Lab 

15:10 - 15:40 Elodie Jallet, Kudelski Security 

15:45 - 16:15 Alisée de Tonnac, Seedstars 

16:15 - 16:45 Coffee break

16:50 - 17:20 Ana Caldeira Digital Acceleration Team Nestlé 

17:25 - 17:55 Antonella Notari Vischer, Womanity Foundation 

18:00 - 18:10 Conclusion by Taissa Charlier & Alexandre Caboussat

18:10 - 20:00 Networking and cocktails offered by the HEG 

Bâtiment B, Campus de Battelle, Rue de la Tambourine 17 , Aula , Carouge, Switzerland