Laila Deeb is rooting for the Leading ICT Lady of the Year awards. She currently works as a Software Engineering Manager at Esko. She has demonstrated strong professional leadership in her current role, building and managing individuals and teams effectively. As the founder of Syrian Women in Tech, she is committed to fostering diversity within the tech sector.
Laila is actively involved with the Brussels Binder as a tech lead and board member, working to promote diversity and gender equality. She also does guest lecturing and public speaking on topics like AI ethics, women in tech, and diversity and inclusion.
Her ambition is to continue driving innovation and promoting diversity within the tech industry. In the short term, her goal is to secure a CTO role at her company where she can lead technological advancements. In the long term, Laila envisions contributing to shaping global technology standards and policies. Her ultimate ambition is to foster an ethical and inclusive tech ecosystem that benefits all.
Prior to her current role, Laila worked as a backend developer, fullstack developer, product owner and scrum master. She also taught software engineering for 5 years at a university in Syria.