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?
Keyword: girls promotion
"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.
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.
zdi anchored in state budget: Ministry of Culture and Science invests sustainably in STEM education
zdi is now anchored in the state budget, as the Parliamentary State Secretary in the Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia, Klaus Kaiser, announced during his visit to the zdi center in Cologne.
zdi-Heldinnen-Oktober & Fachtag are dedicated to STEM girls
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.
Dream job master roofer – a portrait of Marion Meissner
A metallic click, then the gate to the yard of the master roofer Meusch in Bergheim opens. What at first glance looks like a normal semi-detached house in the city of 60.000 is home to a traditional business that has been family-owned for four generations and is now managed by a woman: Marion Meissner.
zdi heroines October 2021: Girls like STEM!
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