Visionary pragmatist with the determination to change the world and with the passion to make it happen. By day, Aygul works as a research scientist at the University of Stuttgart in the field of quantum chemistry and computer modeling of chemical reactions. By evening, she is an active participant in technical community and an enthusiastic serial volunteer who is heavily involved in organizing, coordinating and delivering a range of innovative activities & projects. She is co-organizer of Google Developer Groups (GDGs) and Women Techmakers (WTM) in Germany and Russia, translator of TED talks, foursquare, TweetDeck, and Twitter, dedicated contributor at the Google Product Forums and Wikipedia and the list goes on.
In between, Aygul is a SoLoMo early adopter and a tech savvy female with a digital NDA who is passionate about community, innovation, and making our world a better place through technology and science. She is a natural connector who loves to see people from various walks of life come together and sharpen one another to create brilliance.
When not working or contributing to the community, Aygul enjoys traveling, learning foreign languages, sharpening her GTD skills, listening to good music, and cooking.
She is very excited to be a part of the TEDxStuttgart Organisation Team and collaborate with the fascinating pool of talents, bringing their innovative ideas to Stuttgart and the wider TED audience. Follow her on Google+ at http://www.aygul.de/+ and on Twitter @aygul.
"I am not satisfied with the world as it is, so intend to change it. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do."
Areas of Expertise
Getting things done, Productivity, Open Web, SoLoMo, Google technologies, Community Management, Developer advocacy, Digital Marketing, Serial volunteering, Translation and localization
I'm passionate about
I'm absolutely passionate about making our world a better place through technology and science.
Talk to me about
SoLoMo (Social-Local-Mobile), Google Technologies, Open Web, Digital Marketing, Community Management, Developer Advocacy, Event Planning, Productivity (particularly, Getting Things Done).