Lunch Events

Les Lunch Events offrent des lieux d’information et de réseautage privilégiés avec des ‘role models’ issus du monde académique, de l’industrie et l’entrepreneuriat, etc. Une dizaine d’évènements sont organisés par an en collaboration avec des partenaires internes et externes.

2018

Accenture Lunch

27.04.2018

Participants got to know more about careers in an international management consulting and technology services company. 3 women in different positions talked about their job, their career and answered participants’ questions.
Accenture’s Presentation

Careers for Women... EPFL and beyond' -

8 March International Women's Day

Participants got to know more about careers in an international management consulting and technology services company. 3 women in different positions talked about their job, their career and answered participants’ questions.
Accenture’s Presentation

2017

Coffee talk with EPFL women professors

23.11.2017

Prof. Claudia Binder (ENAC) et Prof. Carlotta Guiducci (STI), présenteront aux doctorantes et postdoctorantes leurs parcours professionels.

Tales of a Computer Pioneer with Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen

16.11.2017

Assigned to work on the UNIVAC (UNIVersal Automatic Computer) Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen spent thousands of hours helping physician Berni Alder turn his molecular dynamics into computer code to run on LLNL supercomputers. Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen, computer pioneer, will tell us more of her career in breaking through gender barriers and supporting the physics research done at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).

Google Lunch event

27.10.2017

Lunch event with Ambassador Suzi LeVine

06.10.2017

Aux doctorantes et post-doctorantes de l’EPFL
C’est un grand plaisir de vous inviter à un lunch privilégié avec Suzi LeVine, l’ancienne ambassadrice des États-Unis en Suisse et au Liechtenstein sous le présidence de Barack Obama.
Prenez cette occasion unique de rencontrer une ingénieure et diplomate brillante avec une carrière étincelante dans l’industrie. Vous aurez l’occasion de discuter avec elle de son parcours personnel et sa carrière professionnelle.
Le lunch aura lieu le 6 octobre à 13h15 (jusqu’à ~14 :15).
Afin de participer au lunch, merci de vous inscrire ICI jusqu’au 2 octobre.

Deloitte Lunch event

06.10.2017

Deloitte est une société d’Audit leader en Suisse et soutient ses clients sur le chemin de la réalisation de hautes performances. Voulez-vous savoir ce qu’est l’Audit? Profitez de cette occasion pour rencontrer des conseillères, pour avoir une idée d’une semaine «typique» et en apprendre davantage sur leur carrière. De plus, vous pouvez obtenir des conseils de première main sur la façon dont vous pouvez maîtriser votre application

25.09.2017

Les doctorantes et postdoctorantes auront l’opportunité d’un échange avec la Prof. Mary O’Kane, scientifique de renommée internationale, afin de mieux connaitre son parcours, son domaine de recherche et son approche du leadership.

Lunch Event around entrepreneurship

12.05.2017

Veronica Savu, CEO et co-foundatrice de Morphotonix a présenté aux doctorantes et postdoctorantes son parcours professionel. Elle a partagé avec les participantes sa motivation et son expérience pour démarrer et diriger une Start Up.

Accenture Lunch

28.04.2017

Participants got to know more about careers in an international management consulting and technology services company. 3 women in different positions talked about their job, their career and answered participants’ questions.
Accenture’s Presentation

2016

Date Event Partner Participants
25.02.2016 Innovation Park Ladies Lunch
Participants had the opportunity to interact with female employees working at Innovation park, addressing issues such as career choices, transition between academic and non-academic environment, differences in institutional and gender culture, WLB, etc.
EPFL Innovation Park ~ 80 PhD students & Postdocs
11.03.2016 Accenture Lunch Event
Participants got to know more about careers in an international management consulting and technology services company. 3 women in different positions talked about their job, their career and answered participants’ questions.
ACCENTURE 45 BA, MA & PhD students
17.05.2016 Start-Ups and Entrepreneuriat
Two young Start Up leaders, Deborah Heintze of Lunaphore Technologies and Esmeralda Megally from Xsensio shared with participants their motivation and experience in setting up and leading a Start Up.
Lunaphore & Xsensio 50 MA, PhD students & Postdocs
07.10.2016 Google Lunch
Three women working at google in management and programming positions presented their work.
GOOGLE 100 IC + related fields BA, MA & PhD students
12.10.2016 WISH-Lunch meeting with Professor May-Britt Moser,
Erna Hamburger Prize laureate 2016 and Nobel Prize 2014.
Participants got the opportunity to interact with a leading researcher, to learn more about her career, research, approach to leadership and attitude towards being a role-model.
WISH Foundation 40 PhD students & Postdocs
07.11.2016 Lunch event with Prof. Rizlan Bernier and Prof. Aleksandra Radenovic
PhD students and postdocs participating had the opportunity to learn more about the careers of the professors, their motivations, choices, obstacles they faced and how they addressed them, as well as how they organize their career and family life.
Women Professors Forum 30 PhD students & Postdocs
25.11.2016 CISCO Industry visit
Participants got a deepened insight and understanding of careers they can expect at a company like Cisco. The event provided extensive and much appreciated opportunities to discuss with employees in various functions and of various seniority. In addition, participants benefitted from a presentation on diversity and unconscious bias, as well as a session with a presentation by Cisco’s lead HR expert in Switzerland on recruiting, and mock interviews.
CISCO 25 BA, MA & PhD students

Accenture – March 11, 2016

You can find here the link to Accenture’s presentation.

 

Google – October 7, 2016

2015

Date Event Partner Participants
22.05.2015 Accenture Lunch Event
Participants got to know more about careers in an international management consulting and technology services company. 3 women in different positions talked about their job, their career and answered participants’ questions.
ACCENTURE 55 BA, MA & PhD students
23.09.2015 WISH-Lunch meeting with Professor Jill M. Farrant 
Participants got the opportunity to interact with a leading researcher, to learn more about her career, research, approach to leadership and attitude towards being a role-model.
WISH Foundation 40 PhD students & Postdocs
09.10.2016 Google Lunch
Three women working at google in management and programming positions presented their work.
GOOGLE 75 IC + related fields BA, MA & PhD students
12.11.2015 Lunch event with Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf and Prof. Stéphanie Lacour
PhD students and postdocs participating had the opportunity to learn more about the careers of the professors, their motivations, choices, obstacles they faced and how they addressed them, as well as how they organize their career and family life.
Women Professors Forum 20 PhD students & Postdocs
27.11.2015 CISCO Industry visit
Participants got a deepened insight and understanding of careers they can expect at a company like Cisco. The event provided extensive and much appreciated opportunities to discuss with employees in various functions and of various seniority. In addition, participants benefitted from a presentation on diversity and unconscious bias, as well as a session with a presentation by Cisco’s lead HR expert in Switzerland on recruiting, and mock interviews.
CISCO 20 BA, MA & PhD students

Accenture – May 22nd, 2015

You can find here the link to Accenture’s presentation.