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.
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.
5 weeks, over 40 zdi heroines and 7 takeovers by MINTfluencers - the second zdi heroines in October was also a complete success.
With the one-year MINT scholarship "girls for innovation", the zdi center in Cologne wants to encourage schoolgirls to choose MINT as a career.
With the question of how companies can attract girls and young women to MINT professions, Dr. Inga Zeisberg from the zdi center in Münster. What prejudices still exist and how can you counteract them?
dr As an astrophysicist, Silke Britzen researches black holes. And infects others with her enthusiasm for science.
Ignite enthusiasm for MINT - practical, individual and sustainable. This is the goal of the MINT4Girls program, which has been successfully bringing girls and young women together with job-specific aspects of MINT disciplines since November 2019.
Petra Kleinbongard is a biologist and researches how the heart can be better protected against damage caused by an infarction.
Numerous girls and young women are enthusiastic about MINT topics. In the zdi heroines October they tell their stories.
Not only zdi.NRW is committed to more girls and women in MINT, but also many other MINT actors - nationwide.
On this page we will collect the various offers of the MINT community in the future.
Numerous girls and young women are involved and enthusiastic about MINT topics. In the zdi heroines October, zdi tells their stories to inspire others as well.