The Team

Tijen Onaran

Tijen Onaran

CEO and Businesswoman

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Tijen is the founder of Global Digital Women. She lives for and loves networking. Her credo “No lunch break without company” is practiced in many canteens. Already in 2015, she organized the first “afterworks” and events with the Women in E-Commerce initiative, and brought together women from the digital industry to form the largest women’s network in the field of digitalization. Now comes a new milestone. Inspired by her trip to the USA, Tijen wants to promote the international exchange of decision-makers and founders of the digital industry.

Marco Duller-Onaran

Marco Duller-Onaran

CEO

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Marco is the man in the back office and the glue that keeps it all together. Marco studied Political Science, business administration and sociology in Trier and completed his MBA. He passionately devotes himself to the figures of GDW, organizes events and supports Tijen in strategic matters.

Margan Sharifzada

Margan Sharifzada

Head of Office

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Margan is our Chief Visionary Officer. She’s responsible for major projects and has almost all activities in mind. She finds her fulfillment in the brooding of the strategic direction of GDW and has fun to carry ideas into the team.

Corinna Schug

Corinna Schug

Social Media Manager

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From setting up our channels to creating content and interacting with our community- this media expert has put her main emphasis on social media and influencer marketing. As an avid Instagram expert, she doesn’t have to look far for daily inspiration for this job.

Sedef Uhlmann

Sedef Uhlmann

Event Manager

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Sedef is responsible for the concept, implementation and management of diverse projects, including the program with the Bavarian State Ministry of Digital “BayFiD”.  In addition, she organizes the infamous #GlobalAfterworks and is responsible for the numerous partnerships.

Melanie Bloch

Melanie Bloch

Project manager

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Melanie is our specialist for the public sector and responsible for the identification of interesting projects at federal and state level. As project manager she is also in charge of the planning, organisation and implementation of various projects and acts as a hub between client and team.

Cem Onaran

Cem Onaran

Working Student

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Cem is our working student and supports the whole GDW team. He is currently studying computer science at HTW Berlin. With him we not only got ourselves a Feelgood Manager, but also another Onaran on board.

Isabelle Greisch

Isabelle Greisch

Intern

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Isabelle is a Business Psychology student and currently writing on her Bachelor thesis about psychological empowerment.

As an intern at Global Digital Women, she’s happy to empower women and is convinced that diversity and digitalization will be essential for the future of work.

In her free time she likes to travel, go for a run, read some books and have dinner with her friends.

Selina Mangiameli

Selina Mangiameli

Intern

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Selina started in our team as a intern in consulting. Her motivation is to educate herself on topics such as diversity and digital transformation and to support the team in exactly such projects. Her passion for the topic has been developed through her thesis on CSR communication and her previous work in CSR consulting. In her free time she enjoys travelling, sports and cooking with friends.

Paul

Paul

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Paul, once formerly known as Darth Vader from Brieselanger Licht, is now also known as Pauli (nickname). Pauli is noble (sometimes he thinks so too). And if you leave your socks lying around for him to collect somewhere, you can be certain that you have won his heart forever!

Leo

Leo

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Leo – our graceful, sporty and empathic companion. Shiny coat, bright brown eyes and dream team with his brother Pauli.