At Girls In Tech Switzerland, we strongly believe in the importance of allyship.
We believe the tech industry is not only lacking female role models, but also allies who are outspoken about driving efforts around diversity. Therefore we will occassionally feature an ally who is an inspiring advocate for diversity in tech and can serve as a role model for other allies – or for those who want to become allies.
Are you or do you know an inspiring ally in tech that we should feature in this blog post series? Reach out to [email protected] & let us know!
Rainer Baumann, Group COO
Rainer’s goal is for more women to join the operations departement at Migros and he is an ally who is not shy to speak up about this topic. Learn about his career path and how Rainer has become interested in the topic of women in tech – also through imminent problems like the skills shortage in tech.Read the full story here
Santiago Erroz Ferror, Data Scientist
Santi is a Data Scientist Technical Lead at Swiss International Air Lines who has been promoting and advocating for more diversity in tech ever since he moved to Switzerland from Spain. At ETH, where he did a postdoc in Astrophysics, he experienced the shockingly low number of women and the conditions they were facing in his department.Read the full story here