top of page
Women in Digital Switzerland Logo: purple "W" made up of triangles

Thu, 05 Oct


Digital Realty Glattbrugg

Navigating the Digital Landscape with Emotional Intelligence

Are you ready to take your professional journey to the next level? Imagine unlocking your true potential, not just as a professional, but as a person who thrives in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Registration is closed
See other events
Navigating the Digital Landscape with Emotional Intelligence
Navigating the Digital Landscape with Emotional Intelligence

Time and location

05 Oct 2023, 17:30 – 21:00

Digital Realty Glattbrugg, Sägereistrasse 35, 8152 Opfikon, Switzerland


About the event

Are you ready to take your professional journey to the next level? Imagine unlocking your true potential, not just as a professional, but as a person who thrives in the ever-evolving digital landscape. 

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, there's something truly magical about understanding and harnessing the power of emotional intelligence. It's not just about succeeding but excelling with heart and soul. Get ready to learn how recognizing and developing your emotional intelligence skills can be the secret sauce to making lasting impacts in your career and beyond. 

Dive into the world of emotional intelligence with us and discover how it can lead you to forge deeper connections, navigate through challenges and radiate positivity in every interaction. 

Click that "Sign Up" button now and get ready to embark on a journey that will reshape the way you approach your career and relationships! See you there!

There's a Data Center tour at Digital Realty available for the 25 first sign ups from 16:30-17:30!

Event Agenda

16:30-17:30 - Data Center tour (limited spots: 25 first sign ups) 

17:30-18:00 - Registration 

18:00-18:30 - Welcome (WDS, Digital Realty) 

18:30-18:45 - Presentation: “Emotional intelligence: enhancing best practices at work” 

18:45 - 19:45 - Panel discussion 

19:45 - 21:00 - Networking

Our expert panelists bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and wisdom to the table, and they are ready to share their invaluable insights and strategies for building strong, meaningful relationships. Moreover, they will offer you practical tips for maximizing your networking opportunities – skills that are not only essential in the professional world but also deeply enriching in your personal life.

Dr. Andrea Rubik, president of Women in Digital Switzerland, marketing at yeekatee, and co-founder of Resyfy, is a seasoned marketing strategist, tech marketing Leader, and growth scientist with experience in building brands and products and working at the intersection of marketing, strategy, and business development.​ Currently, Andrea works with SaaS and technology companies on growth marketing at the intersection of product, marcom, content, and data, which involves brand and digital marketing, demand generation, customer acquisition, and monetization.

Evelyn Mastalier, with over 9 years of corporate experience, holding a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Through contact with many different people and cultures, Evelyn became more and more interested in people, their behavior, skills, limitations and motivation.   This led her to not only become a technology-oriented Headhunter 5 years ago, working for Robert Walters Group, an international Recruitment Consultancy, but also to complete a 3-year`s psychological-therapeutic education, anchored in humanistic psychology.

Laura Aldape,  is an experienced coach, in-house trainer, and keynote speaker on the topic of Emotional Intelligence. In 2018 she founded Emotions at Work with the goal of translating Employee Development Practices, rooted in emotional competences, into enhanced Employee Engagement, Company Profitability, and Growth. With over 17 years of experience, she has developed training practices and techniques based on her Ph.D. research in behavioral economics. Her research demonstrates that soft skills such as active listening, empathy, and problem-solving, among others, can provide individuals with a competitive advantage in both life and the workplace, primarily in terms of engagement. She is passionate about helping professionals thrive by unlocking their full potential and enhancing their impact through the recognition and development of their emotional intelligence skills. Currently, Laura serves as a Director and People Leader in R&D at Sonova Group. She holds a Ph.D. in Behavioral Economics from UZH and is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Professional. Laura is also a writer on topics related to economic behavior. Her newest publication, 'Optical Emotions: How Your Perspective Impacts Your Emotions & How To Upgrade It with Emotional Intelligence Techniques,' is set to be launched in February 2024.

Sue Jones joined Digital Realty in May 2017 and is currently Senior Vice President, Global Marketing. Over the past 25 years, Sue has worked in senior global marketing, brand and communications positions with large corporate businesses such as IBM and Orange Business Services, as well as with smaller national organizations. She has been instrumental in ensuring that the marketing programs played their part in delivering successful business strategies – from exceeding financial and growth targets and significantly improving brand reputation to employee motivation and change management programs. Sue is very passionate about DEI and is involved in the company’s Women’s Leadership Forum. She is also a co-founder of the EMEA Chapter of the external Women’s Tech Forum, working alongside colleagues from across the tech industry to bring women together in an environment where they can learn from each other and grow.

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the following sponsors for their invaluable support and contribution to our event.

Digital Realty’s global datacenter footprint gives customers access to the connected data communities around the world. Digital Realty (formerly known as Interxion) has been active in Switzerland since 2000. The Zurich campus operates 3 datacenters with 41 MW IT capacity.

Digital Realty will host you in its modern event venue and offer a glam apéro. You will also be guided on an exclusive VIP datacenter tour (limited to 25 people). The campus is part of Switzerland's critical infrastructure and is therefore not accessible to the public. Please note that all participants must undergo a security ID check-in at the entrance (ID document/passport needed).

Emotions at Work is your gateway to unlocking your full potential in the workplace and beyond. Led by Dr. Laura Aldape, a passionate Emotional Intelligence Coach, this platform offers practical insights and tools to enhance your emotional intelligence (EI) skills. Through years of experience and research, Laura empowers individuals to manage their emotions effectively, communicate assertively, build resilience, embrace change, and foster meaningful connections. Stay tuned for her upcoming book, set to release in winter 2023, to dive deeper into understanding and improving your unique mental model. Join us on this transformative journey towards greater self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

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. 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. Be part of the change. Become a member.

Limited seats available, so secure your tickets before they are gone! Prepare to be inspired, empowered, and equipped with the tools to excel with heart and soul.


  • Digital Landscape // Free

    CHF 0.00
  • Digital Landscape // Donation

    Pay what you want
    +Service fee


CHF 0.00

Share online

bottom of page