⚡ Meet our Chapter Lead, Safia Agueni⚡
Safia is a French citizen that carries her Algerian roots & culture with a lot of pride. She was born there and grew up in a patriarchal environment where it was difficult for a girl to pursue her dreams. Very early on, she had to stand up for what she believed was the right thing to do. She was attracted to Tech as she was fascinated by the way it could impact the future of society.
As a proud mom of 3, she managed to grow in her career journey within the healthcare industry taking on different leadership roles in IT Governance and Digital Health innovation. She currently works as Senior Technical Program Manager at Roche, where she leads the Digital Pathology program. This program consists of the development of algorithms, leveraging Data and AI for personalized medicine.
As the Women in Tech Founder for Switzerland, Safia is a purposeful tech leader with a passion for people & wants to contribute to making an impact in our society. She strongly believes that as women gain rights, families flourish and so do societies.
And as Melinda Gates says in her book ‘The moment of lift’ : Whenever you include a group that’s been excluded, you benefit everyone. And when you’re working globally to include women and girls, who are half of the population, you’re working to benefit all members of every community. Gender equity lifts everyone…