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: zdi heroines October
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.
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.
Interview: process engineer Dr'in Nina Woicke on bio-based plastics
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.
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
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.
Topic dossier | Women and the Nobel Prize
57 out of 934 – that’s how many (or few) women have been honored with a Nobel Prize in the past 120 years. A shockingly low rate. A change seems to be on the way this year: a total of three women were honored with the highest scientific award. A reason to take a closer look at the role of women in science. Fortunately, the times when women were not allowed to study are long gone - in Germany for about 110 years. Today, in most countries, about the same number of women and men study. Nevertheless, more men are active in university or non-university research. And the scientific community is still dominated by men. Studies also show that more women than men leave the scientific community from one scientific career level to the next. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, the global proportion of women is in the...
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.
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.
"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.
The zdi heroines October 2020 - Join now!
Join the zdi heroines October 2020 and let us know about your girl activities.