14.03.18: WOMEN IN DIGITAL HEALTH MEETUP with special guest speaker, Dr. Quy Vo-Reinhard, (CDO) Chief Data Officer, HIT Foundation

We welcomed our guest speaker, Dr. Quy Vo-Reinhard, currently CDO (Chief Data Officer) at the HIT Foundation, a blockchain-based online marketplace for Personal Health Data (https://hit.foundation/) at our meetup last March. In her talk, Quy shared with us about her work and life in a buzzing digital health start-up, working with exciting technologies and travelling the … Continue reading 14.03.18: WOMEN IN DIGITAL HEALTH MEETUP with special guest speaker, Dr. Quy Vo-Reinhard, (CDO) Chief Data Officer, HIT Foundation

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Women in digital health – our new community

In wintertime 2017, we organized the first meetup of our newly-founded community, "Women in Digital Health". We met at the buzzing Hiltl Sihlpost in Zurich and got the ball rolling with introductions and an insightful discussion on our individual expectations and requests for the evening and the community in general. Setting clear goals and intentions … Continue reading Women in digital health – our new community

What Artifical Intelligence can teach us about being human

The single-most fear human beings have of Artificial Intelligence is that one day, robots will outsmart us, turn against us, and destroy our world. The film industry has contributed immensely to cementing this fear and continues to exploit it with movies where the antagonist is an AI - whether a physical robot or a virtual … Continue reading What Artifical Intelligence can teach us about being human

“Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Marcus. Do bots really need a gender?”

Stereotypes – be it gender or race – simplify complex human beings into limited key defining traits, effectively determining and streamlining how we interact with one other. They are in fact such a persistent feature in society that it is not unsurprising to find these stereotypes – gender, in particular – still perpetuated in the … Continue reading “Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Marcus. Do bots really need a gender?”

Can women and girls rock digital tech? We believe they can

  On September 9th 2014, Apple CEO Tim Cook detailed the company’s latest breakthrough product, “Apple Health”. It was proudly paraded promising the most comprehensive digital tracking of an individual’s health and wellbeing. From monitoring sodium intake to recording sleep cycles, it was tipped as a world’s first in its absolute breadth of tracked health … Continue reading Can women and girls rock digital tech? We believe they can