9:00 – 22:00


Heidehofstraße 31, 70184
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Application Deadline: 14th of July 2019

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A leadership career sometimes means competition – and that is why PANDA is one, too. PANDA Tech & <Software /> is a network event and leadership contest for women who are already experienced executives or strive for a leadership role. There will be 70 women from the digital, tech & software industry present. PANDA aims at women who are fond of challenges, grow with them and want to support each other. The PANDA Day offers women the opportunity to test their leadership skills in different team situations. The benefit is diverse: networking, exchange of experiences, valuable peer feedback as well as access to the PANDA network. The chance to be elected and awarded as well as direct contact to companies and jobs.

We are very pleased that we could win our strategic partner Bosch as host for the premiere of Tech & <Software />! Together we want to bring more women of the tech sector into specialist and management positions.


PANDA Tech & <Software /> is aimed at women from the tech and IT industry who are already hold a leadership role or are interested in leadership or are technical experts.

If you have a technical background or have grown into the tech environment,if AI, IoT, Hybrid-Cloud, Enterprise IT and embedded SW are not hieroglyphics for you, if you are driving technical innovations, burning for them and looking for exchange with other tech women, then PANDA Tech & <Software /> is just the right thing for you!

No matter what makes you a “Tech & Software woman” – If you have at least 2 years (open to the top) work experience, you can apply!



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In an ideal world: Invitation to PANDA Tech & Software presented by Bosch on the 20th of July in Stuttgart.
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Unfortunately, we cannot invite all applicants. There are exactly 70 seats. We work with you through the three application stages and invite those applicants who simply make a great and inspiring crowd at PANDA Tech & <Software />.


Event Language: German

10:00Welcome by PANDA & Bosch
Isabelle Hoyer (CEO & Founder, PANDA | The Women Leadership Network)
& Filiz Albrecht (Executive Vice President, Corporate Department Human Resources | Robert Bosch GmbH)
10:30Keynote: “digital.transformation.MOBILITY – making it happen!”
Alexander Röck (Transformation Architect (Business Sector Mobility) | Robert Bosch GmbH)
& Judith Schlegl
(Projektleitung COLORS – Transformationsprojekt in der Automobil Elektronik | Robert Bosch GmbH sowie PANDA Automotive Gewinnerin 2018)
11:00Leadership Simulation & Feedback Session I
12:30Company Pitches
12:45Networking Lunch
13:30Meet the Companies & Networking
14:30Skill Improvement Sessions

  • Karla Schönicke (Product Owner, RatePAY GmbH): “Your Tech Skills are not enough.”
  • Sabine Burmeister, Online-HR Marketing, Robert Bosch GmbH: “Professionelle Vernetzung über Social Media”
  • Yvonne Kania, Head of E/E Berlin – Site Manager bei EDAG BFFT Electronics: “Verdienst du das, was du wirklich verdienst? – Selbstwert und Gehalt”
  • Madeleine Kühne, SAP Consultant & Interim Managerin, Kühne Consulting: Führungsleitplanken in Zeiten von New Work und Digitalisierung”
15:15Leadership Simulation & Feedback Session II
16:45Coffee Break
17:00Inspiration Talks / Pop-Up Roundtable I (in parallel)

  • Lidia Verdugo (Abteilungsleiterin in der Software und System Entwicklung für Fahrerassistenzsysteme, Robert Bosch GmbH): Female Leader im Entwicklungsumfeld
  • Lisa Babenko (Senior Consultant dgroup, Accenture): “Trust by design. Unlock trapped value through blockchain”
  • Agnieszka Michalik (Solution Architect, HERE Technologies): “Can data science fix the gender pay gap?”
  • Pop-Up Roundtable Tech & Software(the participants determine the exact topic on site)
17:45Inspiration Talks / Pop Roundtable II (in parallel)

  • Janette Kothe (Industrial IoT Business Model Exploration, Robert Bosch GmbH): “How to explore the Jungle of Industrial IoT – A Field Report”
  • Britta Daffner (Team Lead AI & Data Science – Banking DACH, IBM): “Künstliche Intelligenz – Auswirkung auf Unternehmen und unsere Karriere”
  • Paoli Izquierdo (Principal Software Engineer, Novatec Consulting GmbH): “Die Kundin ist Königin… aber auch Ingenieurin!”
  • Pop-Up Roundtable Tech & Software (the participants determine the exact topic on site)
18:30Award Ceremony
19:00Chillout, Dinner & Cocktails




We are convinced that the diversity of mindsets, experiences, perspectives and life plans will ensure our long-term business success. For me, this includes promoting female talents in order to bring more women into leadership. Therefore, we work together with PANDA to inspire and connect women with creative formats.

Filiz AlbrechtExecutive Vice President, Corporate Department Human Resources | Robert Bosch GmbH


For PANDA Tech & <Software /> we will be guests at Bosch (Heidehofstraße 31, 70184 Stuttgart | Directions).

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales from operations of 77.9 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Get inspired by the many Remarkable Women @ Bosch, who contribute to the success story of Bosch everyday with their work.

All pictures: Bosch ©