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.
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.
Maria Sperl works as a stage technician and can fully contribute her manual and technical skills.
There are too few girls and women in MINT professions. Not news, but a growing concern given the STEM skills gap has risen to around 262.000 people.
Barbara Hagedorn is an entrepreneur and, together with her husband Thomas, runs the Hagedorn Group, one of the largest demolition companies in the world and an all-round service provider in the areas of demolition, waste disposal, civil engineering and land revitalization.
How is a sweater actually made? What is a patch made of? And what does a bicycle have to do with textiles? Anna Burst (textile engineer) and Victoria Gebhart (design engineer), both active at FEMNET, talk about their way to the job. The editors of lizzynet.de made the interview available on the occasion of the zdi heroines October.
Zerrin Börcek is the founder of the fe:male Innovation Hub. As a STEM enthusiast and zdi heroine, she has set herself the goal of getting girls and young women interested in STEM subjects and leading them there. She is 41 years old and graduated from the RWTH Aachen University with a degree in Communication Technology
The 3rd zdi heroines October is just around the corner! This month we at zdi.NRW are explicitly dedicating to girls and women in STEM.
"Girls like STEM" - that's what this campaign month should show
Women are underrepresented in entrepreneurship. The reasons for this are diverse. Too few role models, difficult access to financing options, unfavorable political framework conditions. But self-employment in particular offers women numerous advantages – also and especially in the STEM field. A topic dossier.
Schoolgirl Marika Skiba is enthusiastic about making biology videos and has already won many prizes. zdi asked her about her enthusiasm for STEM.
On International Women's Day, zdi offers an exciting STEM quiz. Participants can collect a badge for their CV.
5 weeks, over 40 zdi heroines and 7 takeovers by MINTfluencers - the second zdi heroines in October was also a complete success.