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Madhumalti Sharma

Founder and President, Workshop4Me a.s.b.l.

Madhumalti is a lead innovator by thought and process introducing coding for kids over the weekend and made it astoundingly popular. She has more than 25 years of experience in technology of which 11 years were with IBM. She formally founded Workshop4Me a.s.b.l. a non-profit organization in Luxembourg eight years ago, to create the problem solvers of the future and move children from being “consumers” to “creators” using technology. She has been an advocate of Diversity and is recognized as an extraordinary ex-pat in Luxembourg. She has been a speaker at several events including TEDx IndiaEuropean Women in TechnologyCampus Party Italia. She is passionate about bringing girls and women into technology. Their International Women's Day event in 2015 was featured by CNN International as the top 10 IWD events from around the world you would be crazy to miss.

Madhumalti is EU Code Week Ambassador for Luxembourg, a mentor with the STEM Scholars program with the New York Academy of Sciences and mentored girls for the worldwide mobile app development contest Technovation Challenge since 2017. She is EU Robotics National Coordinator since 2019. She is on the Executive Board of EASE – European Association of STEAM Educators. She is Country Chair for Luxembourg for Robotics and Automation at G100: Mission Million working for a gender-equal future since 2022.

Her efforts were instrumental in bringing coding into the curriculum of primary schools in Luxembourg.

While working in IBM India for 11 years, she has been chairing initiatives like Women and Technology (K-12), Core Team member of EXITE (Exploring Interest in Technology and Engineering) for school girls, facilitated the Taking the Stage program for Women professionals in IBM and led other such initiatives. She is the author of a book ‘Let’s Code Python – A Beginner’s guide with a hint of Data Science’ which was on the Amazon #1 bestseller list in 2 categories - Python Computer programming and Computers & Technology Teaching & Reference.