In the coming weeks leading up to our Demoday on the 19th of June and our HR Summit on the 24th we want to share how we at ReDI School try to #bridgethedigitaldivide every single day.

We will share our challenges, solutions, and success stories. Watch this space!

#bridgingthedigitaldivide #reditorise #reditodigitize #reditoconnect


(First) Name: Sophia

I was born in: Würzburg

I work as: Marketing Manager at etventure

I volunteer…in the Mentoring Program at ReDI Munich since 2019.

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because… this community is just so amazing!

1 surprising fact about me … I make the best pancakes ;)

My best advice to ReDI students… For now: Join the mentoring program — it is so much fun and helps all of us to stay motivated during Corona.

I stay motivated during the lockdown by my fabulous colleagues at etventure.

5 quick tips during Corona:

  • Movie: Oh Boy
  • Book: Laufen — Isabel Bogdan
  • Music: Freedom Fry
  • Podcast: SWR2 Wissen
  • Activity: Running, reading, music, Scrabble ;)

(First) Name: Mohammed

I was born in: Alsoriba, Al Jazirah, Sudan

I work as… Senior DevOps Specialist

I volunteer in… the Digital Career Program — Intro To Network teacher in Berlin since 2019

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because …I love to do “Sadaqah” and teaching, I could change someone’s life.

1 surprising fact about me …I was a Geologist and I changed my career to IT and then to Life Science Informatics

My best advice to ReDI students …Don’t give up

I stay motivated during the lockdown by…Learning

5 quick tips during Corona:


–Photo: Sebastian Mayer (best friend)

Name: David

I was born in: Austin, Minnesota, USA

I have worked as: Founder, Chief Creative Officer, Managing & Creative Director, Conceptual UX, UI & HMI Designer, sometimes also a Copywriter or, last option: Graphic Designer & Illustrator

I volunteer in… the Digital Career Program in Berlin since February 2020


(First) Name: Fernando

I was born in..South Brazil (Santo Angelo)

I work as.. Sr. DevOps Engineer

I volunteer in the…DevOps and Cloud courses in Munich since 2019.

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because… teaching and sharing is somehow in my “DNA”. My mom was a teacher for more than…


(First) Name: Lisa

I was born in: Olpe, Germany

I work as: Business Administrator @Microsoft

I volunteer in… the Digital Women Program in Munich and Digital Youth Program in Berlin since 2020

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because… I like the mix of creating a community, learning together and getting the digital know-how that is so much needed these days

1 surprising fact about me: I speak 7 languages (though not all fluently yet)

My best advice to ReDI students: play around, try out what works best for you and never forget to have fun at it

I stay motivated during the lockdown by… doing Yoga and listening to Podcasts

5 quick tips during Corona:

  • Movie: Hidden Figures
  • Book: Factfulness
  • Music: anything that sounds like summer and holidays
  • Podcast: „Business Punk“ and „Digitale Vorreiter“
  • Activity: Yoga, going for a walk

(First) Name: Selma

I was born in: Paris

I work as: Data Science Manager

I volunteer in… the Digital Women Program Coding Fundamentals in Berlin since 2020

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because … I want to increase the number of women working in tech and empower them to…


(First) Name: Mahmoud

I was born in: Riyadh

I work as: Global Talent Acquisition

I volunteer in.. the Career Development programs in Berlin since 2019

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because …Volunteer work has always been a part of my life in some form or another and ReDI is…


(First) Name: Tishia

I was born in: Los Angeles, California, USA

I work as: Product Designer at N26

I volunteer…currently in the Digital Women’s Program, in the UX/UI Design Course in Berlin. I’ve been a teacher at ReDI since the end of 2017

I decided to volunteer at ReDI because…


Name: Erika

I was born in: Mexico City

I work as: UX/UI XR Designer

I volunteer… at the Mentors Program in Berlin since 2019

I decided to volunteer at ReDI… because I want to somehow return all the good energy that my mentors have already give me

1 surprising fact about me… I am frustrated Highschool Cheerleader

My best advice to ReDI students… you are in one the best, most rewarding, interesting careers that you can begin, never get bored of learning new things

I stay motivated during the lockdown by… learn learn learn, to create a better world

5 quick tips during Corona:

  • Movie: so many… I lost my body, Quincy, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, etc.
  • Book: Berlin (the graphic novel)
  • Music: Sad Lovers & Giants
  • Podcast: BBC Radio Documentaries
  • Activity: exploring the city by bike, alone

Isabelle Köhncke

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