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.

Alice Pautonnier

Alice Pautonnier

Assistant to the Management
Charlotte Gerling

Charlotte Gerling

PR Manager
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.

Lucie

Lucie

Intern

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Lucie is studying media and communication studies and as an intern would not only like to support our social media team, but also to help connect women worldwide. She is happy to support Global Digital Women and the idea of ​​making inspiring women more visible.

In her free time, Lucie likes to travel, do yoga and enjoy good food with good friends.

Julia

Julia

Intern

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Julia studies general management and, as an intern in the field of consulting and project management, contributes to more diversity in companies and the international networking of women in the digital industry. As a design thinker and Scrum Master, she enriches the team with new ideas and is convinced that diversity, innovation and digitization go hand in hand. In her free time, she loves good food with friends, does sports and has traveled to 27 countries so far.

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.