Mrs. Meral Akin-Hecke was born in Istanbul Turkey, is the founder and head of – initiative aiming to bring digital skills to all Austrians. As the initiator of, Meral Akin-Hecke strives to bring digitization to the furthest corners of Austria, she is involved in various projects such as, education, network policy in Austria and integration. As a digital community member she has an open ear for many concerns of the community and supports further initiatives where there is need for women.