Kenza Ait Si Abbou Lyadini

In one sentence: What motivates you?

To know that my work has a positive impact on people’s lives.

In two sentences: in your opinion, why do diversity and digitalization belong together?

With digitalization we are making machines take over many of our tasks and execute them more efficiently; for that, the machines have to understand our world. Since we live in a diverse world, there is no digitalization without diversity.

In three sentences: Do you have a role model? If yes, who and why?

I don’t have any role model, I have many role model behaviours that I try to adopt. Every person is somehow special, so I try to learn from every person what she does best.

Your tip for newcomers and young talent?

Don’t waste too much time looking for your passion. If you know what your passion is, go for it and don’t listen to all the “naysayers”. If you don’t know what it is, don’t worry, just start somewhere. Choose something that you are good at and build up your network. The more people you know, the more insight you will get, until you find out what your passion is.

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A book that changed your life?

The author of a book had a big impact on my life -> Sylvia von Froreich

What is your goal for 2019?

To found my social startup that I am currently developing as part of the Uqbate program, the incubator for Deutsche Telekom employees.