Women in Digital Switzerland was founded by Taïssa Thierry Chaves in 2013 on LinkedIn. After the community had grown exponentially for 3 years, the association was officially co-founded in 2016 by Taïssa Thierry Chaves, Kelly Hungerford and Natacha Gajdoczki. Women in Digital Switzerland is led today by Karen Bhavnani and her executive team. 

What we do

By leveraging the power of our community, Women in Digital Switzerland (WDS) advances careers, supports organizational transformation leaps, and creates business opportunities in the Swiss digital economy and beyond.

We host professional gatherings in various formats regularly to encourage knowledge sharing and networking.

Our Mission & Vision

The Women in Digital Switzerland Mission is to build a strong, knowledgeable and inspiring community to empower diversity and inclusion in the Swiss digital economy.

Become a member

Becoming a member gives you access to mentoring programs, a network of peers with similar professional interests, discounts, community and exclusive local and global events, and skilling and education.

Donate

Our community initiatives promote the advancement of women working in marketing, innovation, emerging technologies and transformation. We empower and support women through networking, career discussions, expert led sessions and classes.

 

We also participate in partnership programmes that make digital skilling and leadership projects accessible.

Meet our team

Women in Digital Switzerland has a team of over 40 volunteers. As a team of equals, we serve organizational interests aligning local strategies to the needs of our community.

 

Our volunteers participate openly in association events including our annual general assembly. We have volunteer opportunities in content, community, project management, chapter leadership, social media, marketing, and strategic initiatives.

How WDS was founded

Casual Meeting

About us 

WDS is a community of modern leaders who leverage collaboration and elevate diversity to advance careers and create business opportunities in the Swiss digital economy.

WDS Blog

Our Blog is written by our team of volunteers and is designed to cover topics of interest for the WDS community. 

If you would like to collaborate on an article with us, please get in touch!