Speaking & Training

Speaking & Training
Moderating a panel for McKinsey & Company at the launch of their Digital Experience Studio, Berlin. Photo by Jessica Safko

I’m available internationally for public speaking engagements at conferences, seminars, hackathons and other events.

I also deliver training workshops and in-depth courses on storytelling in technology and finance.

Recently I’ve done this for Siemens, Zalando, Innocap, Porsche Digital, TEDx, Coca-Cola, McKinsey, SAP, The BBC, Gaza Sky Geeks/ Mercy Corps, Flow Accelerator, King’s College London, The British Council, CODE University, Techfugees, and many more.

If you'd like to hire me, please drop me a message and someone on my team will be in touch.

Recent International Engagements


August: Entrepreneurial Training: Pitching and Storytelling Skills, Flow Accelerator Program, Ramallah, Palestine

March- May: Program Manager and Lead Trainer, Zalando/Startsteps Women in Tech Program. Read more about this amazing program here!

February: One to one coaching with CEO of Innocap Investment Management, Montreal


March- September: Workshop trainer, "Storytelling for finance professionals", Innocap Investment Management, Montreal and Dublin


November 2020: Digital Teams workshop trainer, Porsche Digital

October 2020: Guest speaker, Women in Hospitality and Travel Tech, Hotel Oderberger, Berlin, "Resilience: lessons from judo and meditation". You can watch the talk here.

July 2020: Inter:views podcast interview: "We don't exercise our storytelling muscle often enough". Listen on Spotify or Apple podcasts.

July 2020: Rountable Discussion, "Resilience," Gaza Sky Geeks, Gaza
Jan 2020: TEDx speaker, Schloß Hansenberg, "Fear and coding in Gaza". You can watch the video here.


November 2019: Data Natives, Panel discussion, "Human communication in the digital age". You can watch the first part of it here.

October 21, 2019: Mentor for social impact startups on the One Billion Lives Accelerator Program for SAP.io, SAP, Potsdam

October 2, 2019: Speaker, The Ministry, London: "Building a creative business internationally"

June 25, 2019: One day workshop, "Storytelling for technology professionals", Siemens, Nuremberg

June 14, 2019: Judge, WWF/ Facebook Developer Circles, Humanitarian Hackathon

June 1, 2019: Stage Moderator, We Are Developers Conference, Berlin

May 27, 2019: Guest Speaker, Siemens Digi Network, "Storytelling for Technologists"

May 22, 2019: Guest speaker, Coca-Cola, "The Data Goldmine: A Renaissance Approach"

April 1, 2019: Speaker, ReDI School of Digital Integration, Humanitarian Hackathon

March 2019: Keynote Speaker, "How lean is lean?", Prym corporation, Berlin

March 2019: Pitching Masterclass, CODE University, Berlin

Feb 2019: 1 minute Pitch & Workshop, Lean Startup Conference, ESMT Business School

Jan 2019: Panel Moderator, "Meet the McKinsey you didn't know", McKinsey Digital Experience Studio Launch, Berlin

Sept 2018: AdMaCom Accelerator Programme, Berlin, Pitch training for advanced materials startups

July 2018: Speaker, IoT Breakfast, Factory Berlin, "Visualisation in IoT" (write up by Next Big Thing here)


April 2018: Guest Speaker, British Council MENA Staff Engagement Forum, Dead Sea, Jordan, "Scaling Up: Humanitatian Tech & Innovation in MENA"

Feb 2018: Edtech Speaker and Panellist, No Lost Generation Summit, Amman, Jordan (press release here)


Nov 2017: Judge, Trivago Humanitarian Hackathon. Read more about the hackathon here.

Oct 2017: Speaker, Integration Forum, Kosice, Slovakia. Read more here.

Oct 2017: Speaker, Techfugees Global Summit, Paris

June 2017: Speaker, YouMakeIt, London, "The Ups and Downs of Creative Entrepreneurship"

March 2017: Speaker and Panel Moderator, Kings College London, Conflict, Security & Development Conference: "Technology and Migration in an Interconnected World". More on the event here.


December 2016: BBC Click interview: The Tech Helping Refugeees. Listen to the whole episode here.

December 2016: TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, London, Challenge Presentation

November 2016: Speaker & Mentor, Oslo Techfugees Hackathon

May 2016: Business Bootcamp Trainer, Arctic 15

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