In an interview, Jiny tells Matty-Borlinghaus from the zdi Center Oberhausen why female role models are important, what we have to do to break down gender stereotypes and why the zdi Science League is a project that does exactly this well.
In the Under the Magnifying Glass article for the zdi Heroines October, we shed light on why the perspectives of women in MINT are so important and what role they play in the zdi community.
On October 26th, the zdi girls camp took place for the second time at the highlight of this year's Heroine October. At the girls' camp, the community can show what it has to offer in terms of STEM girls' work. The offers are also put to the test: What are young people - especially girls - really interested in and how can enthusiasm for technology be aroused? In over 13 workshops, students from the Gütersloh district were able to try out MINT educational opportunities together, examine them closely and give feedback.
In an interview we were able to talk to Gesche Neusel and Juliane Orth from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences about what makes technology interesting for girls. Personal experiences in the MINT area also came into play and the importance of dealing openly with mistakes.
In the interview we spoke to Carmen Köhler about her path from the hairdressing salon to MINT research and about the challenges we will have to face in the future on Earth and Mars.
We met Karin Ressel at the Minden-Lübbecke Technical Center and introduce the recipient of the Federal Cross of Merit in a heroine portrait.
In zdi heroines October 2022 we portray Pia Münstermann, chemical laboratory assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research.
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.
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.
Internship week in Cologne offers students practical insights into the professions of biologist, media technician and electrical engineer.
Schoolgirl Marika Skiba is enthusiastic about making biology videos and has already won many prizes. zdi asked her about her enthusiasm for STEM.