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.
Keyword: STEM and girls
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.
MINT women and girls are shaping the future – a look back
5 weeks, over 40 zdi heroines and 7 takeovers by MINTfluencers - the second zdi heroines in October was also a complete success.
Spotlight Story | Scholarships for girls in Cologne - funded by ERRE-zdi
With the one-year MINT scholarship "girls for innovation", the zdi center in Cologne wants to encourage schoolgirls to choose MINT as a career.
Spotlight Story | Cliché-free attracting female STEM young talent - tips for companies
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?
In the wake of the black hole - Dr. A portrait of Silke Britzen
dr As an astrophysicist, Silke Britzen researches black holes. And infects others with her enthusiasm for science.
Spotlight Story | MINT4Girls: Get to know the university and the professional world for a year
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.
A biologist follows the call of the heart - Prof. Dr. Portrait of Petra Kleinbongard
Petra Kleinbongard is a biologist and researches how the heart can be better protected against damage caused by an infarction.
Together for MINT and girls in NRW: zdi community shows their zdi heroines in October
Numerous girls and young women are enthusiastic about MINT topics. In the zdi heroines October they tell their stories.
The zdi heroines October: Actions of the STEM community
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.
"Nobody needs a sword to be a STEM hero - just a sharp mind"
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.