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Watch the webinar - Learn from WIPO's Senior Women in Tech

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by Impactpool

We invite you to take part of the webinar recording of Learn from WIPO's Senior Women in Tech, which is part of #WIT4impact. Get insights from Chitra, Kim and Mona on working at WIPO and tech careers.

This webinar is presented by WIPO and Impactpool as part of Women in Tech for Impact #WIT4impact
The live event took place on January 30, 2019.
Find the recording below.


In the webinar you will meet the following three women:


Chitra Narayanaswamy

Director of Program Planning and Finance (Controller)

Chitra Narayanaswamy was appointed Director of Program Planning and Finance (Controller) in 2013, and oversees Program Performance and Budget, Finance, Risk Management and the deployment and evolution of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Systems. Chitra was previously responsible for managing a Division entrusted with strengthening Results Based Management, planning and implementation of the Organization’s ERP portfolio of projects and providing Program and Project Management support to the Strategic Realignment Plan (SRP). She also served as Senior Advisor assisting the Director General in planning, launching and overseeing WIPO’s SRP. 

In her early years in WIPO, following the completion of a successful project to modernize the financial, budgetary and related reporting processes and systems enabled by an ERP platform, Chitra was tasked with the planning and co-ordination of various organizational and management initiatives.

Chitra joined WIPO in 1999 after having gained over a decade of training and experience in strategic consulting, business transformation, business process re-engineering and the implementation of ERP systems through her work for a global management consulting firm, in their Mumbai office in India. She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from a National Institute of Technology in India.


Kim Miles-Reimschuessel

Director of Information Technology

Kim Miles-Reimschuessel is a Director of Information Technology, with experience in both the international public sector and private sector. She has a broad professional technical background covering business continuity and risk management, IT service management, project/program management, cloud and data center hosting, and business transformation. She has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English and Politics, and a Masters in International Relations.

Kim has most recently managed a large multi-streamed redevelopment project for WIPO’s Industrial Designs business area, which involved moving from a legacy mainframe system to an agile micro-service web system that is cloud hosted and security-focused.


Mona Remlawi

Head of the Brand and Design Database Section

After obtaining her Bachelor degree in Computer and Communications Engineering at the American University of Beirut, Mona pursued a career in Software Development. She is passionate about creating engaging web interfaces, high performance distributed computation and everything in between.

Mona moved from Beirut to Geneva and joined WIPO in 2017. She is currently working intensely on a project to integrate Trademarks and Industrial Design information from all over the world into WIPO’s Global Databases using cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, and providing useful tools to the public.

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