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Munich for Women in Science Event

2023 December 1st, Künstlerhaus Munich

The first "Munich for Women in Science" event is dedicated to inspiring positive change for Women in Science. The event will be hosted by Helmholtz Munich and has been organized in collaboration with the Technical University Munich (TUM), the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München (LMU), the Max Planck Society, and the Fraunhofer Society. It will take place at the Münchner Künstlerhaus in Munich, on December 1st 2023.

The Munich ecosystem boasts research excellence institutions. This event will bring together key stakeholders for the first time, aiming to share lessons learned and examples of successful initiatives. Guest speakers from the UK will embellish the event by sharing their experiences and providing a different perspective. “I am excited about the potential for cross-pollinating ideas and learning from one another at this first-of-its-kind event in Munich. It is truly inspirational to see diverse institutions working together toward a common goal,” says Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini, Program Spokesperson for the Helmholtz Munich and speaker at the event.

The "Munich for Women in Science" event will also provide a platform for networking and collaboration, offering attendees the opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and build valuable professional relationships. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Please register here

The first "Munich for Women in Science" event is dedicated to inspiring positive change for Women in Science. The event will be hosted by Helmholtz Munich and has been organized in collaboration with the Technical University Munich (TUM), the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München (LMU), the Max Planck Society, and the Fraunhofer Society. It will take place at the Münchner Künstlerhaus in Munich, on December 1st 2023.

The Munich ecosystem boasts research excellence institutions. This event will bring together key stakeholders for the first time, aiming to share lessons learned and examples of successful initiatives. Guest speakers from the UK will embellish the event by sharing their experiences and providing a different perspective. “I am excited about the potential for cross-pollinating ideas and learning from one another at this first-of-its-kind event in Munich. It is truly inspirational to see diverse institutions working together toward a common goal,” says Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini, Program Spokesperson for the Helmholtz Munich POF program ENABLE and speaker at the event.

The "Munich for Women in Science" event will also provide a platform for networking and collaboration, offering attendees the opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and build valuable professional relationships. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Please register here

Organizers

Helmholtz Munich in collaboration with the Technical University Munich (TUM), the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München (LMU), the Max Planck Society, and the Fraunhofer Society

Speakers

Prof. Veronika von Messling

Director General - Life Science Division at Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

Prof. Eleftheria Zeggini

Director of the institute of Translational genomics, PhD, FMedSci
Program Spokesperson for Helmholtz Munich

Shomari Lewis-Wilson

Senior Manager, Research Culture and Communities, Wellcome Trust, UK

Dr. Saher Ahmed

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK

Prof. Donna Ankerst

Professor for Biostatistics
Vice Dean for Talent Management and Diversity, TUM School of Computation, Information and Technology

Prof. Kirsten Jung

Chair of Microbiology, LMU

Prof. Amelie Hagelauer

Director Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT

Prof. Elisabeth Binder

Director at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Department Genes and Environment

 

Any questions?

Please feel free to contact our *Munich for Women in Science* Organiser | Eventmanager!

 

Contact

Bahar Sanli-Bonazzi

Executive Assistant | Event management