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Marja Dunderfelt making an impact in the cybersecurity world

My over 20 years of working career in a multinational operator and security field have consisted of different types of security responsibilities, including over ten years in group-level security management positions.  Continue reading...

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Inspiring Woman in Tech: Minttu Viitanen

I have a master’s degree in business and economics and started out by working in financial accounting for a manufacturing company. At the time, back in 2005, there was an ERP systems implementation boom in the company, and the people working in these projects travelled around the world for this work. I wanted more of the same. Continue reading...

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Women in Tech Forum 2020 Special Edition: Closing the Gender Gap in Technology

Seven years ago, Finland’s ambitious women leaders had but one option. Start to speed up the cultural shift in Finland and encourage women to work in tech. The first-ever Women in Tech Forum was held in 2013, gathering 500 participants in Espoo’s single lecture hall. The event’s success led to the birth of an organization that is today 46 member organizations strong and keeps growing.Continue reading...

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Jill of All Trades: Shakera Jahan

I have been working in Digia’s Analytics department as a BI consultant for the past two years. My study background is in Electrical Engineering and I worked as a lab engineer in SCADA (Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition) project in a joint venture with the Bangladesh Government. Continue reading...

 

 

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From Ada Lovelace to Marjo Miettinen — role models do matter

The co-founder of Women in Tech Finland, Marjo Miettinen, shares her thoughts about the future of technology in the first ever blog of Women in Tech Finland and stresses the need for a more diverse technical society. This blog post also marks the start of a blog series where we introduce you to inspiring role models from various fields of technology. Continue reading...