• Making a transition into Tech: mobile development for Android

    Immobilien Scout GmbH

    This event is for all those taking their first steps in learning programming for Android development. Whether you’ve already started or have zero programming experience, have a side project or are searching for a job, come and join us at the Android Study Jam: a series of 3 workshops run by Women Techmakers in conjunction with the organisers of the Berlin Android community. This is the 5th edition of the Android Study Jam and with this event trio we are testing a new format, hope you will enjoy it! During the course, you will get a general overview of mobile development for Android, learn basic programming concepts as well as core vocabulary and concepts in Android, get hands-on experience building a small app using the Kotlin language, and understand what opportunities exist for you in the vibrant Berlin tech scene as an Android programmer. https://github.com/WTMBerlin/AndroidStudyJam2019 Besides technical skills, we will also cover other important skills for being an effective programmer, such as communicating your progress, giving and receiving feedback, searching for learning resources. And much more! 🚀 More detailed information and materials are here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 16.09 - Discussion Panel: Switching Careers and Becoming an Android Developer 💾 - Everyday work of Android developers - The technology used in most projects - Preparing for the job search - Support in the community - A Q&A session Note 📈: This session will be appropriate for anyone interested in learning more about the field and prior programming knowledge will not be necessary. Laptops are optional here. 23.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Install and configure Android Studio andSlack - Open and run your first Android project - Get a small intro to Github - Learn how to make use of online resources to effectively problem solve if you get stuck. - Homework assignments: Say Hi on Slack, examine the course code and Android Studio once per day. 30.09 - Technical workshop [BRING YOUR LAPTOP] 💾 - Create an Android app with XML and Kotlin - Giving and receiving feedback - Reading technical documentation and internet resources - Intro to handling errors - Stand-up meeting 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 We will meet on Mondays between 18:00- 21:30 for three weeks with experienced Android developers present to instruct and help you. Working at home is not required but is encouraged. We also recommend you attend all sessions if you have no to little programming experience. This is just the start for you though. After the course ends, there will still be plenty of support and opportunities for you from within the Berlin Android community with free weekly co-learning meetups , monthly presentations and drinks, free/discounted conference tickets. The Android community is open to all people from all backgrounds. We follow Berlin’s code of conduct https://berlincodeofconduct.org 👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻👩🏾‍💻 More detailed information and resources here: http://wtmberlin.com/android-study-jam/ ABOUT GDG BERLIN ANDROID Berlin Google Developer Group (GDG) is focused on Android development https://berlindroid.de Go here to join the Android Developers Group Slack team: https://adg-berlin.herokuapp.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/berlindroid Do you want to offer a presentation? Fill this form here: https://goo.gl/forms/LKVnBINiIcyeeEfy2 ABOUT WTM BERLIN At Women Techmakers Berlin we are encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. Get visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin diverse and inclusive! ❤ Our meetup group is always open and inclusive to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc - everyone is welcome ❤ Follow us on TWITTER: http://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Other events: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Techmakers-Berlin/events Slack: https://goo.gl/irTRkE

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  • Machine Learning - Bias, data privacy, personalisation & digital airports

    Machine learning - everyone's talking about it. We hear and read about various use cases for it, about ethics, bias and discrimination challenges, as well as the data itself. We have found a group of wonderful speakers who will be sharing some of their work addressing these topics. There are a limited number of spots available so please use the RSVP button responsibly so that you and other community members can enjoy this event. We kindly ask everyone to follow our code of conduct (http://berlincodeofconduct.org/), and to provide their name (first and last) in order to be able to receive the badge and enter the venue. ★ AGENDA ★ • 18:45 – 19:15 Arrival Time (Food & Drinks) • 19:15 – 19:30 Welcome Words • 19:30 – 20:10 "Bias in Machine Learning: causes, effects and solutions" by Agnes van Belle & Hagop Boghazdeklian • 20:15 – 20:45 "Data Privacy meets personalisation: Running machine learning on smartphones" by Sophie Chauvin • 21:00 – 21:30 "Building the digital airport: solving transportation problems using cloud ecosystems and APIs" by Tyler Ayers • 21:30 – 22:00 Networking, Food & Drinks ★ THE SPEAKERS ★ ★ Agnes van Belle ★ Agnes is a Data Scientist at OLX Group for both the Search and Experimentation teams, focusing on improving the experience and fairness of consumer product buying and selling, and A/B tests. Formerly, she worked as Search R&D team lead at Textkernel, an Amsterdam-based company that makes software for the HR industry to automatically match people with jobs by parsing and ranking CVs and vacancies. Agnes studied Artificial Intelligence at the University of Amsterdam, and has been a panel member at Berlin Buzzwords, ECIR, ECML-PKDD, and Haystack Europe. Her main interests are around information retrieval and NLP. ★ Hagop Boghazdeklian ★ Hagop Boghazdeklian is a Data Scientist at OLX Group, where he focuses on Trust and Safety related projects, such as ad and chat moderation. Hagop studied Data Science and Econometrics at the Aix-Marseille University in France. He's passionate about Deep Learning applied to image processing and NLP. ★ Sophie Chauvin ★ Sophie used to be a researcher in physics before joining the thrilling world of tech. She worked for 2 years in a cybersecurity start-up in Paris, where she launched the data-science team. She moved to Berlin in April, to join Mobimeo. She is now applying machine learning to the field of urban mobility. She is particularly excited about designing ML-based solutions for real-world problems, and thinking about data strategy, research risk mitigation, productionizing prototypes and, of course, about helping reduce the carbon footprint of urban travellers. ★ Tyler Ayers ★ Tyler Ayers is a software architect and developer at Google working with customers on their Goggle Cloud projects, specifically on their API programs using Apigee API Management, and on app modernization, ecosystem, and hybrid cloud projects. He enjoys building web and mobile apps that hep people gain access to more qualified and trustworthy information online. ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. Please read and observe our shared code of conduct. More information here: http://berlincodeofconduct.org/ Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join us on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • Public speaking workshop: You should give a talk this year!

    Wayfair DE - Möbel Online

    ★ ABOUT THE EVENT★ Our public speaking series is a very hands-on and collaborative workshop, focused on people getting actual help with composing their talk proposals (so bring drafts and we will work on them!) and improving in public speaking. join #public-speaking-event channel on our slack http://slack.wtmberlin.com/ for questions, discussions and other cooperations. [Motivation & best practices[masked]] 1st event: we will cover topics like most common problems and challenges, best practices for approaching public speaking, selection of the topic and building outlines. [Write a great talk proposal[masked]] 2nd event: best practices od writing abstracts/proposals for submitting the talks. We want to encourage more people from our community to apply for conferences, especially if it's their first time [Practical tips for composing the talks[masked]] 3rd event: create your talk and practise by presenting a short version, get direct feedback ★ ABOUT THE SPEAKER ★ Armagan is a Senior Engineering Manager at Wayfair. He has years of hands-on experience founding and leading multiple startups and innovative products. A software architect well versed in both the backend and frontend systems, he focuses on building resilient clouds. He loves open source and is the author of cote, a library for building microservices with Node.js, among many others. In his free time, he loves to hack stuff with JavaScript, ranging from musical gadgets to brain signals processing. Armagan is a public speaker, a mentor and a lecturer. He also leads Lonca, a software craftsmanship school for women engineers, and teaches JavaScript at Women Techmakers Berlin. ★ ABOUT HOSTING COMPANY ★ Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. https://www.wayfair.com/ ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. We offer: -> FiresideChats with interesting companies with Q&A Sessions -> Programming courses: Javascript Study Jam, Kotlin Study Jam, Flutter Study jam -> Workshops on topics like Google Assistant, Pitching -> one of the most vibrant communities of Berlin Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • Public speaking workshop: You should give a talk this year!

    Wayfair DE - Möbel Online

    ★ ABOUT THE EVENT★ Our public speaking series is a very hands-on and collaborative workshop, focused on people getting actual help with composing their talk proposals (so bring drafts and we will work on them!) and improving in public speaking. join #public-speaking-event channel on our slack http://slack.wtmberlin.com/ for questions, discussions and other cooperations. [Motivation & best practices[masked]] 1st event: we will cover topics like most common problems and challenges, best practices for approaching public speaking, selection of the topic and building outlines. [Write a great talk proposal[masked]] 2nd event: best practices od writing abstracts/proposals for submitting the talks. We want to encourage more people from our community to apply for conferences, especially if it's their first time [Practical tips for composing the talks[masked]] 3rd event: create your talk and practise by presenting a short version, get direct feedback ★ ABOUT THE SPEAKER ★ Armagan is a Senior Engineering Manager at Wayfair. He has years of hands-on experience founding and leading multiple startups and innovative products. A software architect well versed in both the backend and frontend systems, he focuses on building resilient clouds. He loves open source and is the author of cote, a library for building microservices with Node.js, among many others. In his free time, he loves to hack stuff with JavaScript, ranging from musical gadgets to brain signals processing. Armagan is a public speaker, a mentor and a lecturer. He also leads Lonca, a software craftsmanship school for women engineers, and teaches JavaScript at Women Techmakers Berlin. ★ ABOUT HOSTING COMPANY ★ Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. https://www.wayfair.com/ ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. We offer: -> FiresideChats with interesting companies with Q&A Sessions -> Programming courses: Javascript Study Jam, Kotlin Study Jam, Flutter Study jam -> Workshops on topics like Google Assistant, Pitching -> one of the most vibrant communities of Berlin Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • Public speaking workshop: You should give a talk this year!

    Wayfair DE - Möbel Online

    ! IMPORTANT UPDATE - LOCATION CHANGED! ★ ABOUT THE EVENT★ Our public speaking series is a very hands-on and collaborative workshop, focused on people getting actual help with composing their talk proposals (so bring drafts and we will work on them!) and improving in public speaking. join #public-speaking-event channel on our slack http://slack.wtmberlin.com/ for questions, discussions and other cooperations. [Motivation & best practices[masked]] 1st event: we will cover topics like most common problems and challenges, best practices for approaching public speaking, selection of the topic and building outlines. [Write a great talk proposal[masked]] 2nd event: best practices od writing abstracts/proposals for submitting the talks. We want to encourage more people from our community to apply for conferences, especially if it's their first time [Practical tips for composing the talks[masked]] 3rd event: create your talk and practise by presenting a short version, get direct feedback ★ ABOUT THE SPEAKER ★ Armagan is a Senior Engineering Manager at Wayfair. He has years of hands-on experience founding and leading multiple startups and innovative products. A software architect well versed in both the backend and frontend systems, he focuses on building resilient clouds. He loves open source and is the author of cote, a library for building microservices with Node.js, among many others. In his free time, he loves to hack stuff with JavaScript, ranging from musical gadgets to brain signals processing. Armagan is a public speaker, a mentor and a lecturer. He also leads Lonca, a software craftsmanship school for women engineers, and teaches JavaScript at Women Techmakers Berlin. ★ ABOUT HOSTING COMPANY ★ Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. https://www.wayfair.com/ ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! All our events are free of charge. We offer: -> FiresideChats with interesting companies with Q&A Sessions -> Programming courses: Javascript Study Jam, Kotlin Study Jam, Flutter Study jam -> Workshops on topics like Google Assistant, Pitching -> one of the most vibrant communities of Berlin Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • Product Series #4

    Delivery Hero SE

    We're continuing our product event series with another evening full of inspiring talks. We will be learning more about product development in different domains and countries. More details will follow soon. ★ AGENDA ★ • 18:30 – 19:00 Arrival Time • 19:00 – 19:10 Welcome Words by the WTM Team and Delivery Hero • 19:15 Understand the super mobile apps in China by Min Wang • 19:45 "Product Management" is Radical Candor by Megan Wade • 20:30 – 21:30 – Networking ★ THE SPEAKERS ★ ★ Min Wang ★ - "Understand the super mobile apps in China" Born, raised and worked in Shanghai, China, Min witnesses the rise of China’s tech unicorns. Now after two and half years in Europe, Min would like to share her observations. Min’s life in Europe started from the MBA program at INSEAD in France. She has been in Berlin and working at BuildingMinds, a B2B startup, as product manager for the past a year and a half. Before that, Min was a marketer working for Honeywell in the smart building industry. Min is an F1 fanatic and tennis fan. She is also passionate about musicals and spoken word poetry. ★ Megan Wade ★ Megan Allison Wade is a Senior Director of Product Management at Delivery Hero SE, a Berlin-based holding company of 20+ food delivery applications in 30+ countries around the world. She moved to Berlin six months ago from San Francisco, where she spent 10 years delivering digital experiences to production at tiny startups and large corporations. She's into Lean UX, experimentation, cleaning up technical debt, and third wave coffee. ★ THE VENUE ★ Delivery Hero is the largest global online food ordering and delivery marketplace company, and Germany's largest tech IPO of the last decade. Delivery Hero is not one app: we operate over 15 restaurant food and last-mile delivery brands in more than 30 countries around the world. Customers experience us through Talabat and Carriage in the Middle East, Foodora in Europe and Foodpanda in Southeast Asia, PedidosYa in South America, and many more. Our strength is in our diversity and global reach: in our Berlin HQ employees from over 75 countries work together to deliver the best global solutions in app development, B2B ordering and logistics software. (PS. We're hiring!) https://www.deliveryhero.com/about/ ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! Please read and observe our shared code of conduct. More information here: http://berlincodeofconduct.org/ Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

  • Introduction to Sketchnoting

    Le Wagon Berlin Coding Bootcamp

    Sketchnoting, a form of visual note taking, has been growing and growing in popularity. We see beautiful sketchnotes from conferences and meetups and we think "They are great, however I am not a creative person" - let's stop, press pause and give them a try. Let's take our curiosity, willingness to try something new, a pen/pencil and a notepad, and meet at Le Wagon where the wonderful Anja Riese will give a talk followed by a short practical session. Curious to learn more about sketchnotes in general? Check out Anja's website: https://www.anjariese.com/Sketchnote-Workshops ★ AGENDA ★ • 18:30 – 19:00 – Arrival Time • 19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome Words by the WTM Team and Le Wagon • 19:15 – 20:00 – Anja Riese: Introduction to Sketchnoting + Practice Time • 20:00 – 21:00 – Networking ★ THE SPEAKER ★ Anja is an illustrator, ui designer & visual designer, sketchnoter & graphic recorder based in Berlin. You can find more about her work here: https://www.anjariese.com/ ★ THE VENUE ★ Le Wagon is Europe's leading coding school for entrepreneurs and creative people. We are now present in 40 cities worldwide, with over 120 startups in operation, and have been rated the no#1 coding bootcamp worldwide on Course Report & Switchup! Our 9-week, full-stack web development course equips aspiring entrepreneurs, product managers, designers, and junior developers with the technical skills they need to build great products and startups. ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • How to Build Your Network by Creating Value for Others

    Most of us know that networking is essential, for both getting things done in our day-to-day jobs and for our longer-term career progression. But networking can be also intimidating, stressful and feel transactional. In this talk Rotem will introduce a new way to network -instead of using people to get what you want, you can develop long-term, trusting relationships with essential connections – in which you give as much (or more) than you take. ★ AGENDA ★ • 18:30 – 19:15 – Networking over Drinks and Snacks • 19:15 – 19:30 - Welcome Words by the WTM Team and VW Dig:Lab • 19:30 – 20:30 – How to Build Your Network by Creating Value for Others / Rotem Carmely • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking ★ THE SPEAKER ★ Rotem Carmely is the co-founder and CEO of Clustered. Clustered is a data-driven matchmaking solution, built to cut the noise out the networking equation. Clustered is using data to increase the chances of connecting people to the right individuals and increasing the quality and value of their networks. ★ THE VENUE ★ Volkswagen Digital:Lab is Part of Group IT. Software is our business, Platform our Passion. Our day is based on empathy, transparency and short feedback loops for both our end-users and teammates. We build software using Lean UX and extreme programming methodologies but most important through small and balanced teams which are enabled to take decisions based on the users’ needs and our company’s goals. ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • The Delivery-Driven Workplace

    WATTx GmbH

    Working in a team can be confusing - we make our own assumptions about what’s required from us, and we cope with other team members’ sets of expectations. Let’s discuss some of the pitfalls of working in a team, review underlying assumptions, and see how we can combine effective individual contribution with positive team wide collaboration. ★ AGENDA ★ • 19:00 – 19:15 – Networking over Drinks and Snacks • 19:15 – 19:30 - Welcome Words by the WTM Team and WATTx • 19:30 – 20:45 – The Delivery-Driven Workplace / Ela Krief and Dan Elharrar • 20:45 – 21:30 – Networking ★ THE SPEAKER ★ Dan Elharrar is the CTO of SeeTrue, leveraging Artificial Intelligence for airport optimization. Formerly the CTO of Cortica, Israeli AI powerhouse. Dan has been leading algorithmic teams in startups, with his delivery-oriented style, focusing on individual contribution, positive team dynamics and on growing tech leaders. Ela Krief is an independent Business advisor for startups. She facilitated the rapid growth of teams, interviewed hundreds and hired dozens. She led client facing teams in several tech companies. Her focus is on promoting operational excellence, change management and implementing an unbiased hiring system. One of her passions is to support women in their career path as a consultant and mentor. ★ THE VENUE ★ WATTx is a venture builder focused on shaping new and rapidly evolving industries. We create deep tech products and companies that solve industrial problems, with a user-centric approach. Our team conducts focused research, triggering informed solutions that we take from concept to prototype to launch. https://twitter.com/WATTxBerlin ★ ABOUT WTM BERLIN ★ At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com

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  • Panel: Fighting Fraud in Online Payments

    Fraugster

    What is fraud in online payments like nowadays? how can it be detected? and what are the means the companies are taking to keep us safe when shopping online? Join us for a panel about fighting fraud in online payments to learn how are you being kept online! 📅 AGENDA 📅 • 18:45 – 19:15 – Networking over Drinks and Snacks • 19:15 – 19:30 – Welcome Words by the WTM Team and Fraugster • 19:30 – 21:00 – Panel about Fighting Fraud in Online Payments • 21:00 – 21:30 – Networking ⭐ THE PANELISTS ⭐ ⭐ Edie Ismene Nicolaou, Fraud Analyst at Fraugster With a background in psychology and neuroscience, Edie’s work as an analyst is driven by her interest in modeling human thought processes. During her master’s studies she completed research using big data to study the cognitive process of learning. At Fraugster, she has enjoyed working on projects that combine both traditional analytics and data science methods for understanding the stories behind online fraud. She considers herself a multidisciplinary thinker and deeply cares about using technology for a good purpose. ⭐ Janine Gleichmann, Head of Consumer Risk at RatePAY Janine is Head of Consumer Risk at RatePAY and has worked in Risk Management in the company since 2016. She is responsible for customer risk assessment and fraud prevention. She is a qualified bank clerk and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Business Psychology. Having previously worked at Zalando Payments GmbH, she has more than eight years’ experience in fraud prevention. ⭐ Michal Maman, Senior Team Leader Risk Ops at PayPal ⭐ Sophia von Stockert, Fraud Analyst at Fraugster Sophia studied Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University and at the University of Amsterdam. During her first stats classes she became fascinated with data analysis and statistical methods which led her to pursue a research trajectory during her Master's. When Fraugster recruited for analysts who had a deep understanding of social science/psychology on the one hand and datascience/stats on the other, she joined their Risk Team. As an analyst, she deep dives into data structures to identify and understand fraudulent behavior and build tools to prevent fraud from happening. She's also worked as a tutor and mentor for many years. Moderator: Natalie Pistunovich (@NataliePis) 💼 THE VENUE 💼 Fraugster is a payment security company that is eliminating fraud and increasing our customers’ profits. Over the last years we’ve invented an artificial intelligence technology that combines human-like accuracy with machine scalability. This ability lets us foresee fraudulent attacks before they actually happen and gives us a distinct competitive advantage over every other player in the payment security space. 🚀 ABOUT WTM BERLIN 🚀 At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google. Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome! Follow us on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/wtm_berlin Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1106085959408694 And join is on SLACK: http://slack.wtmberlin.com