An evening full of women power! On the 1st of December the women’s magazine Myself and the career network Women in Digital presented the Digital Female Leader Award for the second time. It is a prize for women who have made particularly valuable contributions to the german digital economy and blackbee was honoured as well!
Our founder and CTO Dr. Hanna Köpcke was awarded in the IT / Tech category. She is a distinguished expert in object matching, machine learning and data mining and has developed, among others, the matching process which is used by blackbee.
blackbee founder Dr. Hanna Köpcke wins in the category IT / Tech
The award ceremony was held on the 1st of December in Berlin at Microsoft and attended by many great women from various sectors in the digital economy who all celebrated the fact that more and more high-level positions are now held by women. And we also had a good reason to set the champagne corks popping: Dr. Hanna Köpcke was nominated in the IT / Tech category and eventually she won through against 43 impressive competitors who work, among others, in management positions at Zalando or Siemens.
We would like to congratulate Dr. Hanna Köpcke for winning the Award. It was an honour to be the part of the event and amazing evening.
About the Digital Female Leader Award
The Digital Female Leader Award honours female founders as well as creative minds in business, politics and also society who promote and have an ongoing impact on digitization. The award reflects the personal stories together with the professional careers of the women working in the digital economy. Applications were possible in the following eight categories: Lifestyle, Money, Entrepreneurship, IT-Tech, Career, Science, Social Hero and Political. The high profile Jury, that consisted not only of the representatives of Myself and Women in Digital, but also of for example Vera Schneevoigt, Senior Vice President at Fujitsu, or Federal Minister for Economy and Energy Brigitte Zypries, selected three nominees for each category, who were invited to the award ceremony (here is a list of the finalists). The award in the category IT / Tech was sponsored by HypoVereinsbank.
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