Women in Testing

Women in Testing

We are pleased to announce Swiss Testing DayÔÇÖs Women in Testing list for this year. Each person on this list is an experienced tester with a record of success. These ladies come from all backgrounds, but what they do have in common is that they have made a difference in their companies, community, and profession. Congratulations and thank you to all of them and thank you to everyone who nominated them! ­čĹĆ

Women in Testing 2021 (listed alphabetically by first name)

  • Adina Popescu, IT Test Specialist at European Central Bank.
  • Anubha Jain, Software Test Manager at Amdocs
  • Ayodeji Odebiyi, Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Global Accelerex Ltd. – Within a short period of joining the team she has shown so many skills and moved to the position of a Team Lead.
  • Beatriz Lainez Rodriguez, QA Manager at Kabel Sistemas de Informaci├│n S.L.
  • Bindhu Yellanki, Performance Engineer at ALTERSIS Performance – Bindhu was hired in her company just before the pandemic started and had to deal with a very challenging project in a very large Swiss bank. Despite the difficulties, she was resilient and had an exceptional growth during these months.
  • Bogdana Ivanova, Managing Director & Founder at nextpertis GmbH
  • Daniela Doncheva, Quality Assurance Engineer at TIS (Treasury Intelligence Solutions)
  • Daniele Araujo, QA at Abrantes Solu├ž├Áes, is super curious and has an analytical profile and always proposes ideas for continuous improvement of the tests.
  • Dhanalakshmi Tamilarasan, Automation Test Architect at Zuci Systems, is one of the thinking testers. She brings in a brilliant approach to test strategy taking to consideration the needs of the user.
  • Diana Vladulescu, Testing Lead at CitNOW
  • Elli Tzatzani, SAP Test Manager Program SUPERB at Bundesamt f├╝r Informatik und Telekommunikation BIT, shows lots of experience in many types of businesses, and is just a smart testing evangelist.
  • Evelina Rimkute, E2E Test Manager at Julius B├Ąr, is a very experienced and dedicated QA specialist who never gets tired of supporting and encouraging others. She is always happy to share her knowledge and open to new approaches.
  • Evelyn Dick, Test Manager ICT bei RUAG
  • Faith Jimi-Oni, Quality Assurance Analyst at Global Accelerex Ltd. – Within a space of 2 years in the field, Faith has been able achieve so much, even bagged a runnerup award at the last Testathon competition
  • Gergana Zhelyazkova, IT Test Manager at UBS
  • Gerie Owen, Software Quality Engineering (SQA/QE) Architect/Manager at Medullan – has been an integral part of ensuring the quality of critical systems in electric power utilities, transportation, and health care. She has been a leader in speaking at conferences and mentoring junior testers.
  • Helen Bally, Managing Director at Itecor, is brillant, always smiling, human, active listener, dedicated to success and make you grow. Also she is an exceptional mom!
  • Ioana Marinescu, VP at Pictet Group (former Software Engineering Manager at Bwin), is a geat QA and test leader. She currently advices the Pictet Group as VP and before she led multiple initatives throughout the entire development cycle as Software Engineering Manager at bwin.
  • Isuri Rivas, is an excellent PO Performance Engineer at Swisscom, pushing her teams to strive for the best quality and leading as an example.
  • Jolanta Sticher, Senior Strategic Account Executive Romandie at Micro Focus – From Zero to Hero. Just about 2 years ago, she was a sales account manager and today she contributes to testing in our organisation as a leader.
  • Kahina Cherid, Senior Test Manager at Banque Priv├ęe, doesn’t just care about testing, she cares about delivering the best product possible. She cares that the team understands what’s expected of them and that the product less knows what’s actually doable. She’s thorough, meticulous and a fantastic asset to any team lucky enough to have her.
  • Kika Patata, QA Manager at Amdocs
  • Laura Malcovici, QA Lead at Thomsons Online Benefits
  • Letitia Carciu, Team Lead Test Engineering at Entain
  • Lida Dairie, Test Manager at Amdocs
  • Linda Thoppil, Senior Software Engineer at CA Technologies Automation
  • Malu Sampaio, QA at Abrantes Solu├ž├Áes, has excellent analytical and communication skills and is always attentive to changes, helping everyone on the team.
  • Maria Diaconu, Test Lead & Consultant at Acorn Gecko
  • Maria M., SME Testing Engineer at Amdocs
  • Marina Kudryavtseva, Senior QA Project Manager at Exactpro Systems
  • Monica Pana, QA Engineer at Dropbox
  • Olga Pisarciuc, Team Lead Test Engineering at Entain
  • Oluwatomisin Onabajo, Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Global Accelerex Ltd.
  • Pamela Ponce de Leon Hean, ICT- Testmanagerin at Z├╝rcher Kantonalbank, is always ready to go the extra mile. She knows very well how to support people in their work and to stimulate them to achieve maximum performance.
  • Pia Wiedermayer, QA Engineer bei Z├╝hlke Group, has an extensive quality mindset and expertise, and knows how to successfully apply QA in complex agile development environments. Simply brilliant!
  • Sansar Choinyambuu, Performance Engineer at Z├╝rcher Kantonalbank, is always ready to deliver top performance. Together with her work colleagues, she is constantly looking for the best sustainable solutions.
  • Sophie Baudequin, is a great Test Manager, excellent in planning test campaigns with business users.
  • Stiliana Arabadzhiyska, QA Manager at bwin
  • Sujatha Sugumaran, Delivery Head – Quality Engineering at Zuci Systems – carries an excellent combination of both manual and automation testing skills. Customers love her product knowledge and approach of user experience based testing.
  • Sumi Thomas, Test Engineer at bwin
  • Suvitha R., Senior Quality Assurance Engineer at Global Blue
  • Usharani Subramanian, Lead Consultant at Aspire Systems, is an extremely creative and passionate tester. Her approach to QA is exploratory in nature but connects the dots leading to a cause-effect analysis eventually nailing down the challenges in the application.
  • Veneta Boeva, Test Lead at bwin
  • Verena Sframeli, Senior Consultant IT Operation at TechFirm