Girls in Tech Switzerland Team

Executive Board +

Our executive board runs the Swiss chapter of Girls in Tech. We are responsible for strategy, partnerships, operations, digital marketing, website, newsletter, and most importantly: to empower all our members & make them happy.

Corinne Ruckstuhl – Co-Managing Director & Zurich Operations

Corinne is working as a presales engineer at a Swiss software Startup and currently pursues her master’s degree in business innovation. She believes in the power of diversity and collaboration as a key to success. In her free time, Corinne is passionate about outdoor sports and enjoys being in the mountains.

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Lisa Stähli – Co-Managing Director & Head of Press

Lisa is an engineer at heart and by education, and she loves problem-solving. There are many issues to be solved in the tech industry which is why it is such an exciting field to be a part of. As a software developer, Lisa is passionate about creating tools that solve real-world issues. Currently, she is part of a team that develops a 3D web app that helps cities around the globe plan for a better, more sustainable future.

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Anne-Sophie Scharff – Chief Happiness Officer & Romandie Operations

Anne-Sophie is a social media manager assisting luxury brands in developing their online presence and performance. Initially a business engineer, she began her career in the fashion industry in Brussels and London helping designers develop and grow their businesses. She loves having an impact on her community and has been involved in many volunteering projects over the years.

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Taisha Fabricius – Director of Partnerships & Sponsorship

Taisha holds degrees in Geomatic Engineering and Arts from the University of Melbourne, as well as an MBA from RWTH Aachen/University of St. Gallen focusing on Technology and Innovation. She works for ESRI, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), as a 3D Technology Evangelist out of the ESRI R&D Center in Zürich and she is interested in all things related to technology, sustainability, art, and the entertainment industry.

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Julie Henry – Head of Digital Marketing

After a Master in Management at EDHEC Business School, Julie started her career in Digital Marketing in the media in France. Soon after, she moved to Geneva and joined P&G where she spent 8 years, working as Brand Manager across Europe and Middle-East Africa for Downy/Lenor, and then as Digital Manager for Pampers. In 2020, she joined the Wella Company as Media Manager, and now works in the fascinating world of professional beauty. She’s also the proud mother of a 3yrs-old boy, that she brings almost every weekend to hike or to ski!

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Nikol Laschan – Digital Marketing Manager

Nikol is an IT Consultant within the pharma and financial industry. Together with her clients she develops strategies to get ready for the future through digitalization. Next to her job Nikol is passionate about Emotional Intelligence and runs a side hustle to support people on their path to more self-awareness and confidence.

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Event Managers

Our event managers are managing and organizing our community events. They are making sure that everything around events runs smoothly and without them, we wouldn’t be able to host so many awesome events throughout the year. There is a team of Event Managers located in Zurich and there is a team located in Geneva.

Julia Stark – Event Manager Zurich

Julia works as a Digital Transformation Consultant at IBM and lives in Zurich. She enjoys traveling as well as being outdoors as much as possible.

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Julie Viard-M’Bali – Event Manager Geneva

Julie is a communication and digital junkie, enjoying life by the lake in Geneva.

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Teresa Gemperle – Event Manager Zurich

Teresa is a Digital Product Manager at UBS, where she leads projects in the area of Client Relationship Management, helping shape the bank’s digital transformation.

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Emilie Buon Dondelet – Event Manager Geneva

Emilie is a communication and events passionate with 20 years of professional experience in different fields and environments, working as a freelancer for clients and agencies.

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Réka Bodnár – Event Manager Zurich

Réka is a Project Manager from the bottom of her heart. She was born and raised in Hungary where she worked in the cultural and non-profit sectors and organized 500+ events (concerts, conferences, festivals, workshops). She moved to Zürich, Switzerland in April 2018. She is currently a Project Manager at Swiss Life Asset Managers’ IT division and studies in the International Management Master Program at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

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Maysa Lumi Ito Barchiesi – Event Manager Geneva

Maysa loves learning, meeting new people, and being challenged. She is a chemist who is fascinated by technology. She is working in process improvement and project management related to IT Interfaces and software implementations.

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