International Women’s Day 2021

 

On Monday, March 8, 2021, EPFL was organising a big day of conferences, discussions and online debates around International Women’s Day.

As part of it, EPFL Alumni and the Equality Office organized the “Women EPFL Alumni” session. During this session, was presented the results of the career survey carried out among 800 women graduates of EPFL with the aim of discovering the reality of their career paths, their aspirations and to identify gender inequalities in the job market.

You can discover the results of the survey here (French) and an article presenting these results here.

The presentation was followed by a panel discussion in the presence of three EPFL alumnae and one student who shared their personal experiences, reactions and suggestions to the results of the survey.

Presentation of the “Women EPFL Alumni” career survey:
– Manon Poffet, alumna MSc GM’20, Project Engineer, Helbling Technik
– Clara Migliarini, Junior Digital Fundraiser, VIER PFOTEN – Stiftung für Tierschutz

Panel discussion moderated by Helene Füger, Delegate for Equality:
– Céline Arethens, alumna BSc MA’14, CEO & Co-Founder, ISTIA Digital Solutions
– Assia Garbinato, alumna PhD IN’00, Chief Data Officer, Romande Energie
– Anna Lasne, student in Life Sciences Engineering and vice-president of EPFelles association
– Azalée Truan, alumna MSc AR’07, Project Manager, truan architecture sàrl

Here below are testimonies of 4 EPFL Alumnae recorded as part of the event and the presentation of the survey results:

Manon Poffet, alumna MSc GM’20, Project Engineer, Helbling Technik

Azalée Truan, alumna MSc AR’07, Project Manager, truan architecture sàrl

Assia Garbinato, alumna PhD IN’00, Chief Data Officer, Romande Energie

 

Céline Arethens, alumna BSc MA’14, CEO & Co-Founder, ISTIA Digital Solutions