Session: How to be a tech leader without a beard
Getting deeper into how cultural background has shaped expectations for women’s behavior at work and is it in line with the expectations for a good leader? What are the challenges when standing out from the male-heavy tech leadership group and how to change that?
- Tips on how to be a tech leader without a beard
- Insights on why there are so few women tech leaders
Aistė has been working in IT for 16 years, starting from software developer and moving to project, portfolio, and IT Strategy management, followed by business development roles in companies like Barclays, Danske Bank, and fintech-startups. After spending few years in Denmark, Aistė joined Vinted as Director of Engineering for Payments. Spending entire career in the Tech field, Aistė has seen a lot of talented female colleagues and started questioning, what stops them from progressing to managerial roles. There is no single answer, but there are patterns that can be changed.