Invest your Social Capital for Change!


Self empowered teams and flat hierarchies are trending structures in tech companies and something many people strive to work in. While I don’t want to miss their benefits, I sometimes struggle to utilise the opportunities and freedom that this way of working provides. In this talk, I will showcase how these struggles correlate with the social capital we hold and the privileges we are granted within our work environment. I will explain the concepts of social capital and privilege and give examples of actions you can take daily to elevate the people around you by using your own social capital.

Language: English

Level: Non technical / For everyone

Stefanie Grewenig

Developer - ThoughtWorks

Currently I am working as a consultant and software developer with ThoughtWorks Germany. During my computer science studies, I fell in love with computers and ever since spend most of my free time experimenting with new technologies.

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