Entrepreneur. Impact. NO-CODE.
"For several weeks, I had been pulling my hair out trying to model a process. I couldn't find where and with what tool to do it. It took Gabrielle 3 minutes. Literally. She saved me from an endless and depressing manual job + now I can capitalize on the new tool. I still can’t believe it."Martine
"Gabrielle is a gifted innovator. Yes, she has experience in knowledge management, but she also demonstrates a strong personal sustainability practice that is driven by her internal motivation, which is infectious. Her ability is matched by her positive personality in that she can make you feel a part of the team. She is always encouraging and positive."Dan
"When we would catch up as friends, Gabrielle asked such insightful, thought-provoking, and business-savvy questions that I asked her if I could hire her as my business coach (this coming from someone who didn't think they needed a business coach). The ensuing year, our sessions always cleared my mind of the fog of entrepreneurial overwhelm, leaving a concrete, constructive way forward. With her open mind and her tactful yet fearless and straight-forward approach, Gabrielle is a master at creating a judgment-free environment focused on problem-solving and leveling up. If you can get a spot with her, you've struck gold!Shahnaz
Gabrielle Lods is a visionary entrepreneur passionate about impact. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Management. Gabrielle is the founder of the Green Condom Club and the International Days directory. Before starting her entrepreneurship journey, she worked in sustainability and knowledge management for both Toyota and Dupont.As an entrepreneur, she is fascinated by opportunities that allow her to make a difference while she continues to acquire skills that are relevant to her field. Gabrielle continually keeps abreast with the latest industry tech and innovations that promote sustainability and transparency. She has unwaveringly committed years of entrepreneurship to grow her brands in that area. Gabrielle finds every aspect of her work to be abundantly rewarding.She believes in sourcing the right people and tools to get the job done with minimal effort and maximal results. Gabrielle also supports other impact entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. She is currently based in Switzerland and travels regularly looking for good winds to kitesurf and a quiet place to practice yoga.
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Founder, International Days (2021 - ...)
Researched, structured, designed and built a database + front end of 3500 International Days organized by categories and keywords using no code & automation tools. Currently coordinating the descriptions writing, social media and email campaigns. Looking to grow userbase & revenue.
Founder, Green Condom Club (2015 - ...)
Vegan condoms with transparent non-toxic ingredients, present in +300 shops in Western Europe. Innovation, strategy, market analysis, idea testing, business plan, MVP launch, R&D coordination, sourcing, purchasing, logistics, branding, marketing, advertisement, e-commerce, website design, customer support, public relations (TV, radio, print, web), freelancers recruitment, accounting.
Founder, Sustain a Bum (2014 - ...)
Stylish, reliable, one-size-fits-all cloth diapers. Competitor analysis, business model canvas, sourcing, branding, marketing, e-commerce, import & export, logistics, press.
Communication specialist, Elium (2016 - 2019)
Content research, production and edition for whitepapers, blog articles, usecases, email campaigns, press releases, website and social media related to knowledge management and collaboration. Strong project and stakeholders management.
Knowledge Management Consultant, Regions 20 (2013 - 2014)
Successfully designed, developed and implemented a customized wiki solution, tailor-made to NGO challenges and geographical spread, allowing for data aggregation and knowledge sharing. View thank you letter by Chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Knowledge Specialist & EMEA Champion, DuPont (2012 - 2013)
Designed and coordinated DuPont Sustainable Solutions practices communities on Share-Point (13 sites). Close collaboration with global content champions, leaders and the Center of Knowledge Management in India. Ensured transition planning during migration, key users and users training for the region (400 people), designed regional team sites.
Associate Consultant, DuPont (2011 - 2012)
Content design and development for the Sustainable Operation practices (Environmental Management and Asset Productivity), wrote sustainability projects proposals (2 won for > 1M$), consulted on Oil & Gas industry sustainability project. Created, developed and animated a Sustainable Operations knowledge management platform on Confluence for internal use (500 visitors per week).
Sustainability Report Coordinator, Toyota Motor Europe (2010)
Coordinated the various departmental contributions for the sustainability report, involved in the editing, design and web version of the report, GRI indicators cross-check (received grade A).
PMP, Project Management Institute (2014)
The PMP validates competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading projects and teams.
Master of Science, Mgmt, Tech. & Econ., ETH Zürich (2008 - 2010)
Focus: Strategy and Innovation Management, Environmental Management, Sustainability
Master Thesis: Eco-efficiency at Toyota Motor Europe, a state-of-the-art example from the automotive industry (5.5/6)
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, EPFL (2004 - 2008)
Bachelor Thesis: Bilan de masse et de chaleur sur le four à verre de Vetropack (5.5/6)
IT Strategy committee and internal collaboration Board coaching (2017 - 2018)
Project Leader 39th Council Meeting Zürich (2009)
Treasurer, Admin Committee (2007)
VIP Zone Responsible (2006)
Graphic Designer (2005)
You will hear from me the next time something big is happening!