ESI Student Innovation Program: Webinar on Women in Tech Hosted by FIXAR

Thursday, June 8, 2023, 17:00 – 18:00

ESI Student Innovation Program of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga invites you to participate in an online webinar on June 8 at 17.00. The seminar will be led by Karina Limora, Senior Demo Engineer at FIXAR, a Latvian team member of FAI Drone Racing (F9U) and a Latvian team member for FAI Space Model.

Webinar topic: Women in Tech - From Pastry Chef to UAV Demo-engineer.

Karina Limora, a Senior Demo Engineer at FIXAR, will share her inspiring story. Karina finished school as a pastry chef, while her hobby was teaching kids aero modeling and building spaceships. Now, working with UAVs is her full-time job. Karina’s story shows that, with passion, it is possible to achieve any goal. Now she wants to encourage other women to dream big and work in the tech industry.

FIXAR is a leading software and aircraft design developer, powering commercial autonomous UAVs for industrial applications. Karina will share the daily challenges of working in a fast-paced deep-tech startup. FIXAR was founded in 2018 by Vasilijs Fainveits in Latvia, the company was established in 2019 using a startup visa. Currently, a little over 30 people work in Latvia. FIXAR sells its products in Eastern Europe, Asia,  Africa, Japan, Brazil, Canada and the US. One of the most well-known products is FIXAR 007– a drone that is autonomous and can fly up to 1 hour without additional battery charging.

The webinar will be held in English and take place online (a link will be shared with each participant shortly before the event).

This seminar will be inspiring for anyone who wants to start a career in a deep-tech startup and gain new professional connections.

Join this webinar to learn the full story, please register here

The ESI program is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, SEB and RIMI. Project number:

The ESI program is jointly implemented by several representatives of education and industry – Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvian Academy of Arts, Riga Graduate School of Law, Rezekne Academy of Technology, consulting company Civitta Latvia and industry partners (Latvian Social Entrepreneurship Association, Zero Waste Latvia, Techhub, Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia, Rezekne Business Association, Latvian Electrical and Electronics Industry Association).

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