How to Reshape Tech Through Diversity?
Nov 27, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Zoom link will be sent before the event

Tech and Society Breakfast

Learn. Discuss. Reflect.

We believe technology can have tremendous positive impacts on society. In order to achieve this goal, we need to understand these possible impacts and align the interests of companies, individuals and society as a whole.

We are convinced that thoughtful conversations are key to realizing these goals. Our aim is to empower founders and tech leaders to identify, address, and solve ethical challenges that arise when introducing technology into society.


Meet forward-thinking keynote speakers and connect with influential attendees. 


Join us in creating these conversations.

Breakfast:

"How to Reshape Tech Through Diversity?"

Summary

Diversity is one of the biggest challenges facing the tech industry today. In Switzerland, women are still a minority in management and on executive boards. Besides, the vast majority of employees within tech companies are either male or white.
Neglecting diversity brings various ethical risks. Unintentionally, non-diverse teams will create non-diverse technology that is ill-adapted to different consumer groups.


How can a more inclusive team offer viewpoints and insights that reduce harmful behaviors for individuals, businesses, and society at large? And how can diversity be used as a competitive advantage?

Welcoming

Grab a coffee and a croissant at home

8:30 AM

Keynotes

8:45 - 9:15 AM

Our keynote speakers will provide new insights into the topic.

Open discussion

Discussion with the speakers and questions from the public

9:15 - 9:45

End

10:00

Speakers

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Swiss non-profit association which is on a mission to support women in building and leading their careers in programming-related fields, Board Members Maëlle BaudLuisa ContrerasMarta D’Angelo, and Chris Gwilliams will be present

Gender Equality Professional,

Board Member at Capacity,
Lean In Leader, Entrepreneur

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Organizers

ethix - Lab for Innovation Ethics highlights and evaluates the ethical questions of digital change.

We analyze the status quo. We provide critical guidance. We debate interactively. For a responsible use of new technologies and sustainable social innovation.

Julien is an experienced venture capital investor who has invested in numerous startups and technologies (in ICT, robotics, health tech, food tech, and agritech). He is also an experienced executive in tech startups and is currently CCO at Bring! Labs, a consumer tech company. Julien has always been passionate about philosophy and the roots of positive change. He holds a Master of Law from the University of Fribourg.

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ethix – Lab for Innovation ethics is made possible by Engagement Migros,
the development fund of the Migros Group.

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Questions?