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Keep cool and keep on coding


My story begins at the point where I started studying computer science without any prior programming knowledge. Rough start It wasn’t a required skill so I just figured out it wouldn’t be a problem to learn it, as I always have had no problems with math and logic in general. It turned out to be harder than I had estimated. Most of my peers had ... continue reading

Teaching for WTM: Just do it!


My journey with Women Tech Makers of Berlin started with answering a post on Facebook. I was more than thrilled to get involved and help anyway I could. The original idea was for each of us to teach our area of expertise. This idea didn’t pan out for multiple reasons. No harm done, I was still on board with the idea of teaching. However, I woul... continue reading

A PhD student's impressions of Google Developer Days


Two weeks ago, Natalie, an inspiring friend of mine and leader of Women Techmakers Berlin, asked me if I wanted to go to the Google Developer Days, which is a two-day event where developers meet to discuss and present all things Google- and development-related. I had never been to such an event before as I never really thought of myself as a dev... continue reading

International Women's Day


We celebrated IWD for the 3rd year on 08/03, and it was awesome! We had over 150 participants. We expected less, so we only made 150 badges, and that’s when we stopped our count :) It was hosted at c-base, a spaceship that is a hackerspace in the heart of Berlin. There were 6 speakers telling there stories, all coming from different backg... continue reading

Telling Our Story


This year’s theme at the International Women’s Day was Telling Our Story. In the event we heard stories of women in the Berlin tech industry, learned about women in STEM and took a step in making our own story. To celebrate such special day, we would like to hear all the voices from our Women Techmakers members in Berlin. And we would like to a... continue reading

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