Best Ally – Women in Tech Europe Awards

Europe Awards


CEO, WonderCoders

Plamena Cherneva stands as an IT consultant, a passionate entrepreneur, and an advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the technology industry. Armed with an MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark, she embarked on her career, facing and conquering challenges as a minority in the field. Plamena’s commitment to fostering a more inclusive tech landscape led her to establish the WonderCoders NGO, a platform that supports and inspires women to pursue careers in technology. Her advocacy extends further through her role as the founder of Nordic Women Who Code and as a Board member of the European Female Founders Network. Throughout her 17-year career in the industry, Plamena has held various roles, from developer to project manager, and now as an IT consultant. She possesses a track record of steering organizations toward greater inclusivity and diversity. In 2022, she was selected as the Women in Tech Ambassador by the European Commission to establish and lead the pioneering European Female Founders Network.

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