Geek Girls Carrots Luxembourg #2 meeting at Lux Future Lab

Please come and join us for our #2 Geek Girls Carrots Luxembourg meeting in Luxembourg-city! Meeting will be held in English and it’s free, to attend the meeting you need to RSVP via meetup.

When: 23.09.2014
Where: Lux Future Lab / 14, rue Aldringen in Luxembourg City.

Agenda:

19:00              Registration
19:15               Welcoming speech
19:20              The importance of testing, Grace Kongo (Q-leap)
19:40              Q & A
19:45              Software designAnchal Agarwal (KMPG)
20:05              Q & A
20:10              My Vision for Global Entrepreneurship, Ray Sherry (Catella Bank)
20:30              Q & A
20:35             Networking 
21:00              After party and more networking at Interview…

*INFO ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS*

GRACE KONGO

Grace graduated in optics and industrial vision from TELECOM SAINT ETIENNE. She began her career with Atos starting as an engineer in development, soon her attention was focused on testing and insurance quality problems. Grace joined q-leap in 2014 as a Test analyst and now heads the training department.

ANCHAL AGARWAL

Anchal is a software developer and passionate about technology. She specializes in financial software and has experience in architecture, design and development of complex software. She has an engineering degree from the Indian institute of Technology and a Master’s degree from the Luxembourg Business Academy. She has diverse working experience, having worked in big financial institutions in India, Singapore, London and currently in Luxembourg. Her strong interest in finance and expertise in software design enables her to develop great user interfaces for financial institutions. She likes to program in Java and dot net. In her free time she enjoys seeing more of Europe.

RAY SHERRY

Chief Information Officer of Catella Bank, Luxembourg. Previously Head of Service Introduction, Barclays Corporate, and Head of Application Management, Barclays Global Payments. An entrepreneur at heart who has previously run four companies, the largest of which had an annual turnover of 40m euros and 650 IT personnel. Would like to do more to help people realise their business dreams and to get more women into IT.
His first job was washing pots in a works canteen. It helped get him through university and gave some early insight to real life. He subsequently joined Barclays as a trainee computer programmer in COBOL, IMS and DB/DC. Has experience working across Financial Services, Professional Services, Consultancy and the Automotive industry. Loves product development and innovation, and was responsible for the delivery of the first mobile phone application to directly access financial account information.

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