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A sampling of the best equality-oriented events and workshops offered by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and other institutions.
Registration fees can often be covered with gender equality funds.

Gender Differences in Describing Research

Gender Differences in Describing Research

This study examines the tendency of female researchers to present their research less positively than male researchers.
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Removing Clichés from Study and Career Choices

Removing Clichés from Study and Career Choices

This collection of articles and interviews addresses the benefits of removing gender stereotypes from study and career choices.
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Interview Series: Women in STEM

Interview Series: Women in STEM

This series of text and video interviews asks female researchers and students about their experiences in STEM.
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How Long Until Women are Equally Represented in STEMM?

How Long Until Women are Equally Represented in STEMM?

This study models the rate of increase in gender parity in STEMM subjects.
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Self-Stereotyping and Career Decisions

Self-Stereotyping and Career Decisions

This article addresses the role of self-stereotyping in gender imbalances and gives tips on how to combat it.
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The HU Guide to Gender-Fair Language

The HU Guide to Gender-Fair Language

This brochure provides practical suggestions for how to use more inclusive language.
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Women in Leadership Positions

Women in Leadership Positions

This study reports statistics surrounding the number of women in leadership positions at institutions of higher education.
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The Gender Pay Gap Among Professors

The Gender Pay Gap Among Professors

This article discusses a recent study on the gender pay gap among professors in Nord-Rhein Westphalia.
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Opinion: Do Women Receive Too Much Support?

Opinion: Do Women Receive Too Much Support?

This opinion piece explores the question of whether women receive too much extra support in STEM fields.
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Report on Personnel at German Academic Institutions

Report on Personnel at German Academic Institutions

This report from the German Federal Statistical Office includes statistics on the number of women employed in academia.
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She Figures 2018

She Figures 2018

This report released by the European Commission provides detailed data on the status of gender equality in Research and Innovation.
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Women* and the Humanities

Women* and the Humanities

This article from Zeitgeschichte Online addresses the problems that face women* in academia and provides links to interviews with figures in the field.
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Women and Science

Women and Science

This article on Spiegel Online addresses why more women don't go into science and what can be done about it.
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Interview: the Hilda Geiringer Lecture

Interview: the Hilda Geiringer Lecture

Wolfgang Härdle and Annette Vogt talk about the past and future of their lecture series.
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Film Screening: “An Insight – Women in Science”
Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Film Screening: “An Insight – Women in Science”

This online film screening features a documentary about two groups of women pursuing careers in science.
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Are Algorithms Fair? Discussion from the Gender Perspective
Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Are Algorithms Fair? Discussion from the Gender Perspective

This panel discussion addresses the risks of bias in self-learning algorithms and explores possible solutions.
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Can I Become a Professor?
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Can I Become a Professor?

This workshop provides information on the German academic system and the path to professorship at universities of applied science.
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Empowerment Through Emotional Intelligence
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Empowerment Through Emotional Intelligence

This WiNS webinar provides strategies for managing emotions in a positive way.
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Gender Roles and Their Impact in Academia
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
- Thursday, 15 October 2020

Gender Roles and Their Impact in Academia

This online conference focuses on how gender roles affect women's careers.
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Critical Whiteness: Sensitisation for Daily Life
Tuesday, 13 October 2020

Critical Whiteness: Sensitisation for Daily Life

This diversity workshop invites white people to reflect on racism and its role in their everyday behaviour.
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GenderNetz Closing Conference: Networks, Career Paths, and Gender
Thursday, 8 October 2020
- Friday, 9 October 2020

GenderNetz Closing Conference: Networks, Career Paths, and Gender

This conference addresses the disproportionate ways in which careers in IT and engineering are affected by professional networks.
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Understanding Your Core Values and Purpose
Thursday, 8 October 2020

Understanding Your Core Values and Purpose

This WiNS webinar will help participants gain greater self-awareness and clarity regarding their career journeys.
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Summer University Women in Engineering
Monday, 15 June 2020
- Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Summer University Women in Engineering

This summer university provides instruction in engineering and networking opportunities to female students and professionals.
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Informatica Feminale
Monday, 15 June 2020
- Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Informatica Feminale

This International Summer University for Women in Computing is open to female students and professionals.
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Equal Care Day: Strategies and Projects
Thursday, 1 October 2020

Equal Care Day: Strategies and Projects

This one-day conference takes an action-oriented approach to tackling issues surrounding the Gender Care Gap.
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#MeToo in Academia: Symposium on Sexualised Violence and Discrimination
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
- Tuesday, 6 October 2020

#MeToo in Academia: Symposium on Sexualised Violence and Discrimination

This week-long, online symposium aims to shed light on sexualised violence at institutions of higher education and empower participants.
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STEM Strategies 4.0: Closing Conference
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
- Wednesday, 30 September 2020

STEM Strategies 4.0: Closing Conference

This online conference addresses how equal opportunities offers in STEM can be better adjusted to their target group.
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Thinking About Equal Opportunities in Higher Education
Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Thinking About Equal Opportunities in Higher Education

This panel discussion addresses how diversity goals can be uniformly implemented at Berlin's institutions of higher education.
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Soapbox Science
Saturday, 19 September 2020

Soapbox Science

This free event aims to increase the visibility of women* in science and give female* scientists the chance to present their work to the general public.
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Fixing IT for Women: Digitalisation for All
Friday, 18 September 2020

Fixing IT for Women: Digitalisation for All

This conference presents the results of a three-year project on making the IT field more inclusive.
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I, Scientist
Wednesday, 16 September 2020
- Saturday, 19 September 2020

I, Scientist

This online conference addresses the obvious gender imbalance in STEM fields.
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The Corona Crisis and Gender Equality
Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The Corona Crisis and Gender Equality

Bukof's annual conference will address the effects of the Corona pandemic on gender equality in academia and elsewhere.
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Gender-Fair in the Pandemic
Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Gender-Fair in the Pandemic

Submissions are open for this feminist economics conference on the topic of women and the pandemic.
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Gendering STEM Digital: Online Conference
Wednesday, 2 September 2020
- Thursday, 3 September 2020

Gendering STEM Digital: Online Conference

This online symposium discusses the Gendering STEM Digital project, which brings gender considerations into the research content of the sciences.
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ditact Women's IT Summer Studies
Tuesday, 1 September 2020
- Saturday, 12 September 2020

ditact Women’s IT Summer Studies

This online summer institute incorporates collaborative learning and networking in the IT and computer science branch.
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Productivity Takes Leave? Examining the Impact of Maternity Leave Policies on Academic Careers
Tuesday, 1 September 2020

Productivity Takes Leave? Examining the Impact of Maternity Leave Policies on Academic Careers

This talk will address the effects of maternity leave on the careers of women in academia.
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Lise Meitner Idea Contest
Monday, 31 August 2020

Lise Meitner Idea Contest

This contest will support projects that promote gender equality in academia with a prize of 2000€.
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Info Cafe: Caring for Family
Friday, 25 September 2020

Info Cafe: Caring for Family

CANCELLED This online meeting will inform participants about the possibilities for arranging their work around the care of family members.
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Creativity in Teaching
Monday, 24 August 2020

Creativity in Teaching

This workshop will introduce participants to creative teaching methods and give them the chance to try them out.
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Time and Self Management
Thursday, 20 August 2020

Time and Self Management

This workshop helps participants develop their time and stress management skills.
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Basics of Project Management
Monday, 10 August 2020
- Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Basics of Project Management

This workshops provides a thorough introduction to the basics of project management.
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Voice and Speaking: Developing Confidence and Presence
Monday, 10 August 2020
- Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Voice and Speaking: Developing Confidence and Presence

This workshop helps participants develop their voice and presentation skills.
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efas Prize for Young Scholars
Friday, 31 July 2020

efas Prize for Young Scholars

This prize is awarded to BA, MA and PhD theses written by female students on topics related to gender and economics.
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Call for Courses: Meccanica Feminale
Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Call for Courses: Meccanica Feminale

This "winter school" for women in engineering is accepting proposals for lectures, seminars, and workshops on topics surrounding engineering.
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Informational Event: Becoming a Professor
Friday, 10 July 2020

Informational Event: Becoming a Professor

This event provides female academics with advice on how to become a professor at a university of applied sciences.
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Diversity Networking Conference
Thursday, 9 July 2020
- Friday, 10 July 2020

Diversity Networking Conference

This year's conference looks at how sustainable development goals can be connected with diversity and inclusion.
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Corona: Shutdown for Equal Opportunities?
Friday, 3 July 2020

Corona: Shutdown for Equal Opportunities?

This online event addresses the consequences of the corona pandemic on equal opportunities work in academia.
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EGOS Colloquium
Thursday, 2 July 2020
- Saturday, 4 July 2020

EGOS Colloquium

This virtual conference addresses questions surrounding the sociomaterial organising of work and the constitution of diversity and inequalities.
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Application Training for Researchers
Thursday, 25 June 2020
- Friday, 26 June 2020

Application Training for Researchers

This WiNS workshop aims to provide a broader picture of career options as well as advice about applications.
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Symposium: Re-thinking Gender Equality
Thursday, 25 June 2020

Symposium: Re-thinking Gender Equality

This symposium examines how the legal introduction of a third gender status “divers” affects gender equality politics.
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Experience-Dependent Plasticity in Neuronal Circuits of the Primary Visual Cortex
Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Experience-Dependent Plasticity in Neuronal Circuits of the Primary Visual Cortex

Nathalie Rochefort will give a scientific lecture followed by a career talk with advice for young scientists.
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univie summerschool
Monday, 15 June 2020

univie summerschool

Applications are closing soon for this years's univie summer school on interdisciplinary gender studies.
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International and Comparative Political Economy
Monday, 15 June 2020

International and Comparative Political Economy

This workshop addresses various topics in international economics, including gender.
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Video Conference: Unconscious Bias
Monday, 15 June 2020

Video Conference: Unconscious Bias

This online event examines how unconscious patterns of thinking influence our decisions and our lives.
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Intersectional Approaches to Education
Monday, 15 June 2020

Intersectional Approaches to Education

This webinar invites participants to reflect on ways of considering intersectionality when designing educational offerings.
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Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Brainstem
Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Experience-Dependent Plasticity in the Brainstem

Distinguished Professor Catherine Carr will give a scientific lecture followed by a career talk with advice for young scientists.
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The Gendered Brain
Tuesday, 2 June 2020

The Gendered Brain

This lecture organised by the CRC 1315 discusses how the concept of neuroplasticity should inform the 'male-female brain' debate.
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Diversity Day
Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Diversity Day

This online event is meant to promote diversity in the workplace.
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Finding Balance: Career and Personal Life
Tuesday, 19 May 2020
- Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Finding Balance: Career and Personal Life

This online WiNS workshop will address the question of how researchers can reconcile their career and personal life.
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HU Family Fund
Friday, 15 May 2020

HU Family Fund

The Family Fund provides financial support for HU students and staff with families.
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Leading Teams and Research Groups
Thursday, 23 April 2020
- Thursday, 30 April 2020

Leading Teams and Research Groups

This WiNS workshop helps young researchers hone their leadership skills.
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Light, Matter, and Life: WiNS Summer School
Friday, 12 June 2020
- Monday, 15 June 2020

Light, Matter, and Life: WiNS Summer School

CANCELLED This WiNS summer school will bring together female scientists at various levels working on light-matter interaction.
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HU Family Festival
Friday, 15 May 2020

HU Family Festival

CANCELLED Every summer, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin opens its doors, gates and garden areas for the Family Festival.
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Gender-Fair HR Development in Academia
Thursday, 14 May 2020
- Friday, 15 May 2020

Gender-Fair HR Development in Academia

CANCELLED This barcamp takes a closer look at internationalisation in academia in Germany.
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How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit” and Keeping It
Wednesday, 22 April 2020
- Friday, 15 May 2020

How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit” and Keeping It

This WiNS workshop helps female students deal with stress.
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Women in STEM: Possibilities and Limits
Thursday, 2 April 2020

Women in STEM: Possibilities and Limits

CANCELLED This conference will address a number of topics surrounding support for women in STEM.
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How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit” and Keeping It
Tuesday, 31 March 2020

How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit” and Keeping It

CANCELLED This WiNS workshop helps female BA and MA students deal with uni-related stress.
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ISINA: Interdisciplinary Symposium for Women in STEM
Monday, 30 March 2020
- Tuesday, 31 March 2020

ISINA: Interdisciplinary Symposium for Women in STEM

CANCELLED This conference promotes scientific exchange among women in STEM.
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Abstract Trouble
Saturday, 28 March 2020

Abstract Trouble

CANCELLED This Fem4scholar workshop prepares participants to submit abstracts to conferences.
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Girls'Day
Thursday, 26 March 2020

Girls’Day

CANCELLED This annual event gives female pupils firsthand experience of science and technology.
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Agile Project Management II: Time and Self-Management
Thursday, 19 March 2020

Agile Project Management II: Time and Self-Management

CANCELLED This WiNS workshop addresses topics related to effective time and self management in science.
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Kids Uni
Thursday, 12 March 2020
- Thursday, 2 April 2020

Kids Uni

CANCELLED This yearly event gives children the chance to learn about exciting topics in research at the HU.
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European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education
Tuesday, 3 March 2020

European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education

The deadline has been extended for this year's conference, which addresses gender sensitivity in academia.
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Soapbox Science: Calling All Women* Scientists!
Monday, 2 March 2020

Soapbox Science: Calling All Women* Scientists!

Submissions are open for this unique event, in which female* scientists present their work to the public.
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Gender Economics
Sunday, 1 March 2020

Gender Economics

This conference will focus on gender and economics as its core topic and welcomes submissions from all areas of economics.
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Voice, Body, and Speech Training
Thursday, 20 February 2020

Voice, Body, and Speech Training

This WiNS workshop helps participant with public speaking skills, including rhetoric, body training, and stage fright.
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Meccanica Feminale
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
- Saturday, 22 February 2020

Meccanica Feminale

This "winter school" gives female engineering students and researchers a chance to gain additional qualifications in the field.
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Leadership Training Course: Information Session
Monday, 17 February 2020

Leadership Training Course: Information Session

This information session will provide details on an upcoming leadership course (Weiterbildung) for women.
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European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education
Saturday, 15 February 2020

European Conference on Gender Equality in Higher Education

This year's conference will deal with a variety of topics surrounding gender sensitivity in academia.
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Toward a Feminist and Decolonial History of Philosophy
Saturday, 15 February 2020

Toward a Feminist and Decolonial History of Philosophy

Submissions are now open for this French conference on rethinking the history of philosophy.
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Please Mind the Gap! Gender (In)equality in Academia
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Please Mind the Gap! Gender (In)equality in Academia

This conference addresses the gender pay gap in academia.
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Lab Tour and Career Talk with Dr. Sonal Mistry
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Lab Tour and Career Talk with Dr. Sonal Mistry

This lab tour will offer participants a look into the workplace and career path of a postdoc at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin.
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Introducing Female Natural Scientists
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Introducing Female Natural Scientists

This interdisciplinary event for the UN Day of Female Scientists will introduce important female natural scientists from history.
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Day of Action Against Sexualised Harassment
Friday, 7 February 2020

Day of Action Against Sexualised Harassment

This event aims to fight the taboo and normalisation of sexualised harassment, discrimination, and violence in academia.
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Women in STEAM Kick-Off Event
Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Women in STEAM Kick-Off Event

The Women in STEAM initiative deals with the role of gender equality and diversity in the digitalisation and mechanisation of our society.
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Defining the Future – Rethinking the Past
Friday, 31 January 2020

Defining the Future – Rethinking the Past

Papers are now being accepted for the International Association of Women Philosophers'  2020 conference.
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Beyond the Glass Ceiling
Monday, 3 February 2020
- Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Beyond the Glass Ceiling

This conference looks into the experience of female professors with regard to recognition and marginalisation.
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How are Professorships Filled?
Friday, 24 January 2020

How are Professorships Filled?

This workshop will prepare participants for the process of applying for a professorship.
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Institutional Racism in Our Universities
Thursday, 23 January 2020

Institutional Racism in Our Universities

This panel discussion addresses the topic of institutional racism in European universities.
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Agile Project Management I: Basics, Key Factors and Practices
Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Agile Project Management I: Basics, Key Factors and Practices

This WiNS workshop introduces participants to the basics of agile project management.
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International Father Research Conference
Saturday, 18 January 2020
- Monday, 20 January 2020

International Father Research Conference

This conference focusses on several aspects of research on the care practices of fathers.
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The Sociomaterial Organising of Work and the Constitution of Diversity and Inequalities
Tuesday, 14 January 2020

The Sociomaterial Organising of Work and the Constitution of Diversity and Inequalities

Submissions for the 36th EGOS Colloquium are currently open.
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Call for Lectures: Informatica Feminale
Friday, 10 January 2020

Call for Lectures: Informatica Feminale

This international summer school is seeking proposals for lectures, workshops, and courses on themes surrounding artificial intelligence.
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Academic Career Development in Germany
Tuesday, 17 December 2019
- Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Academic Career Development in Germany

In this workshop, participants will learn about the German research system and analyse the strengths and weaknesses of their own CVs.
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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Monday, 16 December 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

This event addresses the gender bias of AI in healthcare with short talks from experts and in discussion groups.
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STEM Meets Gender: Academic Cultures – Career Paths – Networks
Thursday, 12 December 2019

STEM Meets Gender: Academic Cultures – Career Paths – Networks

This WiNS workshop will lead participants through a reflection on topics surrounding STEM and gender.
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Shaping or Being Shaped? Views of Digitalisation in Feminist Economics
Friday, 6 December 2019

Shaping or Being Shaped? Views of Digitalisation in Feminist Economics

The 17th Annual efas Symposium will address questions related to feminism and the digitalisation of the economy.
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Women in Ancient Philosophy: Inclusive Classroom
Thursday, 5 December 2019

Women in Ancient Philosophy: Inclusive Classroom

This workshop addresses problems surrounding diversity in academic philosophy at the graduate level and above.
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How to Keep Going through Tough Times: Finding your "Grit" and Keeping It
Thursday, 5 December 2019

How to Keep Going through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit” and Keeping It

This WiNS workshop helps participants find constructive ways of dealing with stress in academia.
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Sexual Harassment and Sexualised Violence in Academia
Monday, 2 December 2019

Sexual Harassment and Sexualised Violence in Academia

These two lectures will examine how sexual harassment and gender-based violence are addressed by activists and universities.
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Feminist Visions Before and After 1989
Friday, 29 November 2019
- Saturday, 30 November 2019

Feminist Visions Before and After 1989

The conference will analyse the meaning of women’s rights and gender questions in the times surrounding the upheaval of the GDR.
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AI and Us
Friday, 22 November 2019
- Sunday, 24 November 2019

AI and Us

This convention explores the question of how objective AI is, especially with regard to gender.
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Info Cafe: Studying and Family
Friday, 22 November 2019

Info Cafe: Studying and Family

This meeting is meant to inform participants about topics surrounding studying with a family.
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Diversity 2019
Thursday, 14 November 2019
- Friday, 15 November 2019

Diversity 2019

This conferences addresses how diversity fits into the changing world of work.
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Info Session: Young Entrepreneurs in Science
Thursday, 14 November 2019

Info Session: Young Entrepreneurs in Science

This WiNS event will provide information on the Young Entrepreneurs in Science programme.
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Shaping Your Future: Career Planning
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
- Thursday, 14 November 2019

Shaping Your Future: Career Planning

This WiNS workshop will guide participants through various aspects of career decisions and planning.
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Success with STEM - Shaping Careers, Unlocking Potentials
Monday, 11 November 2019
- Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Success with STEM – Shaping Careers, Unlocking Potentials

This event will present the key results of the project "Success in STEM — New opportunities for women".
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Geo.X Career Day
Thursday, 7 November 2019

Geo.X Career Day: Research-Based Job Opportunities

This career day is about considering research-based job opportunities close to academia.
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Processes of Evaluation, Decision-Making, and Distribution in Academia
Thursday, 7 November 2019

Processes of Evaluation, Decision-Making, and Distribution in Academia

This conference addresses topics surrounding gender and leadership in academia.
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Science Rush Hour
Thursday, 7 November 2019

Science Rush Hour

Female scientists will present the fascinating research in pop-up labs at Berlin underground stations and provide brief insights into a wide variety of scientific worlds.
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Gender Matters: Innovation through Intersectionality
Thursday, 7 November 2019

Gender Matters: Innovation through Intersectionality

This event brings together a panel of German and Canadian researchers for talks on a variety of gender-related topics.
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Hilda Geiringer Lecture
Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Hilda Geiringer Lecture

Xiaohong Chen will speak at this year's Hilda Geiringer Lecture, an annual lecture series that aims to inspire female scientists. 
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Gender-Conscious Teaching in Engineering and Computer Science
Wednesday, 6 November 2019
- Thursday, 7 November 2019

Gender-Conscious Teaching in Engineering and Computer Science

This workshop aims to help instructors make their teaching more gender-sensitive.
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WiNS Mentoring Programme
Thursday, 31 October 2019

WiNS Mentoring Programme

The WiNS Mentoring Programme connects female PhD students and postdocs with successful scientists in their field.
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The Path to Professor: Qualification Requirements and Application Processes
Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The Path to Professor: Qualification Requirements and Application Processes

This event will provide information on the prospects for becoming a professor.
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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Friday, 25 October 2019

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

As a part of this workshop, the Federal Anti-Discrimination Office will introduce the results of the study “Strategies in Dealing with Sexual Harassment in the Workplace".
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Funding opportunities for stays abroad during your doctorate
Thursday, 24 October 2019

Funding opportunities for stays abroad during your doctorate

This WiNS Adlershof event will give you insights into how you can gain international experience.
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Fem Power Conference
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Fem Power Conference

This conference aims to create a dialogue between theory and practice in the shaping of equal opportunity policies.
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Formulating and Defending Strong Feminist Arguments
Saturday, 19 October 2019
- Sunday, 20 October 2019

Formulating and Defending Strong Feminist Arguments

This two-part workshop aims to promote feminist activism in science.
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Fempower your Future: Day for Female Professors
Thursday, 17 October 2019
- Friday, 18 October 2019

Fempower your Future: Day for Female Professors

This event is meant to support female researchers on the way to becoming a professor.
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Finding Balance: Career and Personal Life
Thursday, 17 October 2019

Finding Balance: Career and Personal Life

This WiNS workshop will address the question of how researchers can reconcile their career and personal life.
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Humans, Machines and Gender
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
- Saturday, 19 October 2019

Humans, Machines and Gender

This interdisciplinary conference addresses the entanglements between humans and machines in science and everyday life.
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50 Years Later - 50 Years Further?
Wednesday, 16 October 2019

50 Years Later – 50 Years Further?

This symposium at the Max Planck Society looks at how far gender equality have come in the last 50 years and what still needs to be done.
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Everything You Need to Know About Mentoring
Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Mentoring

This event provides information on participating in the WiNS Adlershof mentoring program.
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Diffracting AI and Robotics
Friday, 11 October 2019
- Saturday, 12 October 2019

Diffracting AI and Robotics

This symposium and workshop explore questions surrounding AI and robotics from a decolonial and feminist perspective.
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Non-Discriminatory Writing
Friday, 4 October 2019
- Sunday, 6 October 2019

Non-Discriminatory Writing

This workshop will teach participants how to make their writing more respectful and inclusive.
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Quo vadis? Family and Academia 2030
Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Quo vadis? Family and Academia 2030

This conference looks towards the future of family friendliness at institutions of higher education.
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GenderSTEM 4.0
Friday, 27 September 2019

GenderSTEM 4.0

This day-long event includes panel discussions and workshops on the topic of gender and STEM.
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Women in STEM
Thursday, 26 September 2019
- Friday, 27 September 2019

Women in STEM

This symposium addresses questions about the potential of equal opportunities measures in STEM fields.
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Sex and Gender in Biomedical Research
Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Sex and Gender in Biomedical Research

This symposium explores the need to consider sex and gender in biomedical research.
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I, Scientist
Friday, 20 September 2019
- Saturday, 21 September 2019

I, Scientist

This Berlin-based conference addresses the obvious gender imbalance in STEM fields.
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Info Cafe: Caring for Family
Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Info Cafe: Caring for Family

This meeting will inform participants about the possibilities for arranging their work around the care of family members.
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Inequality vs Inclusiveness in Changing Academic Governance
Monday, 16 September 2019
- Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Inequality vs Inclusiveness in Changing Academic Governance

This conference addresses the topic of unconscious bias in academia.
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Academic Poster Presentation
Monday, 9 September 2019
- Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Academic Poster Presentation

This workshop will prepare participants to make the most of their poster presentation.
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Best STEM
Wednesday, 4 September 2019
- Thursday, 5 September 2019

Best STEM

This symposium examines the persisting gender imbalance in STEM fields.
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Grant Application Writing for PhD Candidates
Wednesday, 28 August 2019
- Thursday, 29 August 2019

Grant Application Writing for PhD Candidates

This course aims to familiarise participants with strategies for writing successful grant/fellowship applications.
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ditact Women's IT Summer Studies
Monday, 19 August 2019
- Saturday, 31 August 2019

ditact Women’s IT Summer Studies

This summer university incorporates collaborative learning and networking in the IT and computer science branch.
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PhD Disputation Training
Monday, 19 August 2019
- Tuesday, 20 August 2019

PhD Disputation Training

This workshop will help doctoral candidates prepare for the defence of their PhD dissertations.
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efas Symposium: Gender and Digitalisation
Thursday, 15 August 2019

efas Symposium: Gender and Digitalisation

Submissions are open for posters and talks related to gender and digitalisation.
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Photo by NESA by Makers on Unsplash
Monday, 12 August 2019
- Friday, 30 August 2019

Informatica Feminale

This International Summer University for Women in Computing is open to women students and professionals.
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Summer University Women in Engineering
Monday, 12 August 2019
- Friday, 30 August 2019

Summer University Women in Engineering

This summer university provides instruction in engineering and networking opportunities to female students and professionals.
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efas Prize
Wednesday, 31 July 2019

efas Prize

This prize is awarded to bachelor's, master's and doctoral theses written by female students on topics related to gender and economics.
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Libori Summer School
Monday, 29 July 2019
- Friday, 2 August 2019

Libori Summer School

This summer school focusses on women philosophers and will take place at the Center for the History of Women Philosophers in Paderborn.
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Listen to Me! Communicate to Persuade
Friday, 12 July 2019

Listen to Me! Communicate to Persuade

This WiNS workshop helps participants develop their communication skills in order to better convey their skills and qualifications.
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#FemPostDoc
Wednesday, 3 July 2019
- Friday, 5 July 2019

#FemPostDoc

This self-organised workshop examines the possibilities for supporting women in their postdoc phase.
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Empowerment Workshop: Setting Boundaries!
Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Empowerment Workshop: Setting Boundaries!

This workshop will empower participants to defend themselves against sexualised boundary transgressions.
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Professorships at Universities of Applied Sciences
Monday, 24 June 2019

Professorships at Universities of Applied Sciences

This WiNS event will inform participants about what it takes to become a professor at a university of applied sciences.
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Soapbox Science
Saturday, 22 June 2019

Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science aims to increase the visibility of women* in science and give women scientists the chance to present their work to the general public.
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Career Day – Perspectives for Women in Life Sciences
Thursday, 20 June 2019

Career Day – Perspectives for Women in Life Sciences

This career day will provide perspectives on careers in the life sciences.
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Women's Networks and Women Networking
Thursday, 20 June 2019

Women’s Networks and Women Networking

This panel discussion addresses networking for women, with a focus on STEM fields.
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Find your Inner Compass: Life and Career Navigation System
Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Find your Inner Compass: Life and Career Navigation System

This WiNS workshop aims to help female PhD students and postdocs find orientation in their careers.
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Light, colors, matter: Why do we see what we see?
Friday, 14 June 2019
- Monday, 17 June 2019

Light, colors, matter: Why do we see what we see?

This four-day WiNS summer school will introduce female students to spectroscopy and light-matter interactions.
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Career Path Professor: What Does "Practice" Mean?
Friday, 7 June 2019

Career Path Professor: What Does “Practice” Mean?

This workshop helps scholars in the STEM field prepare for professorship applications.
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Spot the Stereotype!
Thursday, 6 June 2019
- Friday, 7 June 2019

Spot the Stereotype!

This conference examines the role of stereotypes in a variety of disciplines from the humanities and social sciences.
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Emmy Noether Conference: How Do New Concepts Emerge?
Monday, 3 June 2019
- Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Emmy Noether Conference: How Do New Concepts Emerge?

This interdisciplinary symposium honours mathematician Emmy Noether.
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Applying for PhD Funding
Sunday, 2 June 2019

Applying for PhD Funding

This workshop will better enable participants to apply for funding from major German foundations.
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Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize
Thursday, 30 May 2019

Elisabeth of Bohemia Prize

This philosophy prize is awarded to an outstanding scholar working on women in the history of philosophy.
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Family Festival
Friday, 24 May 2019

Family Festival

Every summer, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin opens its doors, gates and garden areas for the Family Festival.
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Gender and Applied Sciences
Thursday, 23 May 2019

Gender and Applied Sciences

On the occasion of its 10-year anniversary, the Gender- und Technik-Zentrum at Beuth Hochschule für Technik is hosting a day of lectures and workshops.
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Educate to Inspire: Creating Convincing Teaching Concepts
Sunday, 19 May 2019

Educate to Inspire: Creating Convincing Teaching Concepts

This seminar will enable participants to design inspirational teaching concepts.
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Navigating the Job Jungle: Success on the Academic Job Market
Saturday, 18 May 2019

Navigating the Job Jungle: Success on the Academic Job Market

This workshop is meant for PhD students who want to get a clearer picture of academic job prospects.
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Application Training for Researchers
Thursday, 16 May 2019

Application Training for Researchers

This WiNS workshop will extend participants’ perception of their career options and give advice about applications.
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Gender and Diversity in the Teaching of Natural Science
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
- Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Gender and Diversity in the Teaching of Natural Science

This lecture series looks at how gender and diversity considerations can be productively integrated into in university didactics.
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Self-Presentation and Empowerment for an Academic Career Path
Sunday, 5 May 2019

Self-Presentation and Empowerment for an Academic Career Path

This workshop will provide insight into academic structures and encourage self-reflection.
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Female Philosophers in Antiquity
Friday, 3 May 2019

Female Philosophers in Antiquity

This philosophy workshop will give an introduction to three lesser-known female ancient philosophers.
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RiseUp – Empowering Potentials
Saturday, 27 April 2019

RiseUp – Empowering Potentials

This workshop, organised by the August-Bebel-Institut, is meant to empower women* to reach their full potentials.
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Gender in Algorithmic Systems
Thursday, 25 April 2019

Gender in Algorithmic Systems

This GEWINN symposium addresses the increasing influence of Algorithm-based decision-making processes on society and research.
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Research Data Management
Thursday, 11 April 2019

Research Data Management

This WiNS workshop will provide an introduction to professionally managing digital research data.
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Girls'Day
Thursday, 28 March 2019

Girls’Day

Every year, female pupils are invited to experience technical fields first hand.
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Gender Competence in STEM for Teaching
Thursday, 28 March 2019

Gender Competence in STEM for Teaching

This workshop is designed to deepen participants' gender competences in teaching, especially in MINT subjects.
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Time and Self Management for Researchers
Thursday, 21 March 2019

Time and Self Management for Researchers

This WiNS workshop focuses on strengthening self and team management.
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Women's STEM Award
Sunday, 17 March 2019

Women’s STEM Award

Female STEM graduates can submit their bachelor's or master's thesis to win a 3,000 euro prize.
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Shaping Your Future
Thursday, 14 February 2019
- Friday, 15 February 2019

Shaping Your Future

This WiNS workshop facilitates your personal career decision, combining an individual qualification profile with your personal motivators.
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Leadership Skills for Researchers
Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Leadership Skills for Researchers

This WiNS Workshop is part of a key competences training. Social skills are critical abilities when building a scientific career.
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How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your "Grit"
Friday, 11 January 2019

How to Keep Going Through Tough Times: Finding your “Grit”

This WiNS workshop helps participants find constructive way of dealing with stress in academia.
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Hilda Geiringer Lecture 2018 with Natalie Packham
Monday, 12 November 2018

Hilda Geiringer Lecture 2018 with Natalie Packham

The Lecture Series is organised by IRTG 1792 and features Natalie Packham this year, talking on “Correlations in credit stress testing”.
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Make an Impact! Presentation Skills for Female Scientists
Monday, 5 November 2018

Make an Impact! Presentation Skills for Female Scientists

This WiNS workshop helps participants improve their oral presentation skills.
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45 percent of new professorships for women
Monday, 5 November 2018

45 percent of new professorships for women

Almost 24 percent of professorships nationwide are held by women. According to current information, the figure in Berlin is significantly higher.
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Geo.X Career Day
Thursday, 25 October 2018

Geo.X Career Day

The Geo.X network is hosting its annual Career Day with the topic "Career Navigation - Equal Opportunities in and Outside Academia".
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Agile Project Management. Productive Project Management in Science
Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Agile Project Management. Productive Project Management in Science

This WiNS workshop helps participants fine tune their agile project management skills.
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