At the future day in the North Rhine-Westphalia state parliament, girls and boys were able to find out about jobs in which their gender has tended to be underrepresented so far. zdi.NRW was represented with many stands.
Category: girls promotion
6 tips for STEM girls work...
With a stable proportion of girls of around 45% in the zdi measures carried out, the MINT girls' work at zdi.NRW has proven to be particularly successful. Which measures contribute to this?
"Electrical engineering instead of Bibi's Beauty Palace"
On March 31, the research team from "gender2technik" presented the results of the "Electrical engineering instead of Bibis Beauty Palace" project. The question: How does technical journalism become interesting for girls and young women? During the panel discussion that followed, Kerstin Helmerdig from the zdi regional office discussed the results with other experts.
In an interview: Jenny Kociemba and Elita Wiegand, jurors of the zdi-Science League
Gwendolyn Paul from the zdi regional office talks to Eilta Wiegand and Jenny Kociemba about their job as jurors at the Science League and how competitions can not only inspire STEM, but also do STEM girls work.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
We took the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, 2023 as an opportunity to talk to FabLab manager Nuria Robles about her work, the importance of international networking and the fun of designing.
zdi-Girls-Camp: Pupils develop practical approaches to support girls in the STEM field
How can we get girls excited about STEM? What wishes, requirements and ideas does the target group itself have? And why are some sciences more popular with girls than others? The first zdi girls' camp in Frechen on October 28 revolved around these and other questions.
From the zdi course to the Max Planck Institute: A portrait of Pia Münstermann
In zdi heroines October 2022 we portray Pia Münstermann, chemical laboratory assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research.
Interview: Monika Lichtinghagen-Wirths, Managing Director of the Bergisches Waste Management Association
In the podcast interview, Monika Lichtinghagen-Wirths provides information on current topics in the circular economy, explains terms such as "circular value creation" and goes into the work of the Leppe landfill.
A passionate mechatronics technician – a portrait of Sophie Charlotte Keunecke
She programmed her first robot at the age of twelve and is now a doctoral student at the Institute for Transmission Technology, Machine Dynamics and Robotics at RWTH Aachen University. The 26-year-old specializes in robotics and conducts research in the field of automation technology.
Interview: process engineer Dr'in Nina Woicke on bio-based plastics
Nina Woicke is a process engineering engineer and freelance consultant and product developer. She is passionate about very special plastics and their practical applications. Which plastics are involved, why plastic per se is not "evil" and how Nina Woicke came to study engineering - she spoke to Sandra Fleckenstein about this in the #ResearchersFriday podcast.
zdi heroines polaroid campaign
In October 2022, zdi.NRW will focus on personal stories, projects and topics related to MINT and girls and young women: Every day we want a woman who works in a MINT profession, is doing a MINT training or a MINT subject introduce studied.
Portrait of stage technician Maria Sperl
Maria Sperl works as a stage technician and can fully contribute her manual and technical skills.