Hackathon, Edit-a-thon and workshops you may be interested in

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Hackathon Wikimedia

January 28 2020 15h, Solothurn Wikipedia workshop at the Solothurner Filmtage, organized by “Who writes his_tory?” Topic: female directors whose oeuvres are featured at the festival. Read more… Future Lounge, Künstlerhaus S11 February 1 2020 11h-17h, Basel Wikipedia–Edit-a-thon at “Bildwechsel Basel“ Topic: improvement of female artist’s biographies. With support of PANCH (Performance Kunstnetzwerk Schweiz). Read…

Crea Digital Day January 14 2020

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Crea Digitasl Day 14.01.2020

Boost your ideas! Every year the program put together by René Engelmann (Crea INSEEC) and Arnaud Gobet (Emakina) delights, entertains and informs. See you there! The speeches are a mix of French and English The program can be found here – just look at the speaker list! Yes, there is Brian Solis, and so many…

Talk Data to Me! Data visualization: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Tableau

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data visualization

Talk Data to Me! A Whistle-Stop Tour of Tableau by Fatima Soomro Lausanne Group November Meetup: Introduction: Using data to drive decisions is no longer a nice-to-have but a fundamental requirement. This is true for organizations of all sizes, as well as individuals. But where do I get started, and how? These are two questions…

How to make women visible on Wikipedia

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Making women visible on Wikipedia. This is the objective of the movement “Women for Wikipedia.” I had the opportunity to attend the meeting on November 7th in the SRF Fernsehstudio in Zürich. It was the first time that I participated in an ‘Editathon.’ Frankly speaking, if I hadn’t just started my new job as Communication…

Powered by Data

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empowerment summit 2019

Does data science make the world a better or worse place? The Empowerment Summit explored this question, aiming to emphasize the good and also exposing details of the bad. It was an exciting conference, from Judith Duportail’s personal journey to uncover the truth about Tinder to the thought-provoking “battle” of privacy vs. personalization. As a…

Web Summit, Lisbon Nov 4-7 2019 Women in Digital Delegation?

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Web Summit Lisbon

Let’s meet at Web Summit 2019! Women in Digital (Geneva) members, Karen Bhavnani and Julia Borkenhagen will be attending. If you are planning to be there, why not get in touch with Karen or Julia to organize getting together.  A short article on the event would be a great blog for your personal space on…

How to spark creativity in complex problem solving

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‘Creativity is an area where humans will continue to outperform AI*’  And yet, how often do we sit looking at a blank page (paper or screen) wondering where to start?   Historically, creative and digital disciplines were considered to use skills from opposite ends of the spectrum. Artists create and design, whilst digital experts structure…

Help to develop Women in Digital – take a role!

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Open Positions at Women in Digital Switzerland (applications to be submitted by November 11th) Our organization is growing! We are now a community of more than 4’000 members, and 20 volunteers with a presence in 6 cities in Switzerland. To contribute to our growth and pursue strong ambitions for our future we are looking for…

Women-friendly Hack’n’Lead, Zurich, November 2 & 3 2019

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Switzerland’s first women-friendly Hackathon, Careum Auditorium, Pestalozzistrasse 3, Zürich Applications closed Pre-event Preparation: workshops series leading up to Hack’n’lead. Guidance – Emphasizing learning through high mentor-to-participant ratios and creating the space to explore career opportunities. Safe Space – Promoting work-life balance with no overnight coding, interdisciplinary and diverse teams. Childcare & Coding 4 Kids Join…