JuanFra Alvarado Valenzuela

JuanFra Alvarado Valenzuela, sociologist, is a researcher at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences with a project focused on entrepreneurial stories of failure and recovery. He has conducted research-related and policy-making activities for the past 12 years while working for NGO’s, consultancy bureaus and governmental institutions. He obtained his PhD in a Joint Program by…

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Stephan Dirschl

Stephan Dirschl has been press officer for the Charta der Vielfalt Association since March 2018 – an initiative of economic businesses that promote diversity management in the working world. From December 2009 to February 2018 Stephan Dirschl worked as Political Adviser and Research Associate for Members of the German Bundestag. He was responsible for the…

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Silja Conradi

After studying medicine in Berlin and Leipzig, Silja joined the Berlin medical-education start-up AMBOSS in 2015, where she is a product manager now. While based in Leipzig with her three kids, she has been leading a partly remote working team since 2016, in which she eagerly brings together the best people to work on the product…

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Heike Gäbler

In 2017, Heike founded a meetup called “Looking for Female Co-Founders”. Since then, she has grown the community to more than 1.000 members and has organized events in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. “Looking for Female Co-Founders” provides networking opportunities for women and men alike who are looking for a female co-founder. The overall aim is…

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Prof. Dr. Regan Stevenson

Dr Stevenson’s research is focused on understanding the early-stage challenges that entrepreneurs face when launching and scaling new ventures. This includes the behavioral foundations of resource acquisition and the role of cognition/affect in entrepreneurial judgment. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Stevenson was involved in several new ventures and was selected as a finalist for the…

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Uta Menges

With her background in computer science, Uta joined IBM Germany and took over various management positions in training and education department. Since August 2018, she has been a part of the worldwide diversity team in IBM and is currently responsible for the implementation of the IBM Diversity & Inclusion Strategy in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and…

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Prof. Dr. Helle Neergaard

Helle Neergaard is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University. She is also head of section . Her research passion is gender in entrepreneurship and in particular how early experiences influence self-efficacy, risk-taking behaviour and the propensity to found and grow a business. Her research is spurred by…

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Lea Böhm

Lea has studied economics, politics and sociology and has worked several years in finance and operations until she realized that people are much more interesting than numbers. Consequently she switched to people management in 2012 and became an expert for topics such as leadership, communication, motivation, team building and diversity. She is the founder of…

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Lubna Rashid

Lubna is a doctoral candidate at the Technical University of Berlin’s chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management researching different facets of entrepreneurship in fragile contexts, including political instability, violent conflict and refuge. She is a believer in bottom-up socioeconomic development and entrepreneurship as a facilitator for peace-building and social integration. She has experience with many…

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Dr. Timo Lorenz

Dr. Timo Lorenz is an Organizational Psychologist at the Medical School Berlin. He has experience in the field of diversity, with a specific focus on the autism spectrum and employment, and the use of positive psychology in marginalised groups and precarious employment. Moreover, he has a strong background in methodological issues using a wide spectrum…

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