Women of TUM Netzwerk: Afterwork Talk mit TUM ALumna Maria Jose Barragan Paladines,  Wissenschaftsdirektorin der Charles Darwin Foundation auf den Galapagosinseln; Vorhoelzer Forum
Women of TUM Netzwerk: Afterwork Talk mit TUM ALumna Maria Jose Barragan Paladines,  Wissenschaftsdirektorin der Charles Darwin Foundation auf den Galapagosinseln; Vorhoelzer Forum

Women of TUM – A network for women

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15,468 female students, 110 female professors, and with each year more and more female alumni: The Women of TUM are a lively network that is growing rapidly and connects women across continents, generations, hierarchies and disciplines. #womenofTUM 



Meet TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner and learn:

How to Do Science as a Woman

Professor Maya Schuldiner from Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel is an award-winning, and world-renowned scientist in Molecular Genetics. She believes that true gender equality is of great importance.

At the Women of TUM Online Afterwork on June 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm she will give insights into the course of her outstanding career in science, which shows that an active family life and international success in the job are possible at the same time. Afterwards there will be time to ask questions.

Read the portrait of TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner: http://www.150.alumni.tum.de/en/maya-schuldiner-en/

Picture: Ohad Herches, Weizmann Institute of Science

Upcoming Women of TUM events

Become active: Learn more about the Women of TUM and its Task Force


Women of TUM - Isabel Werdin informs how to get active in the #WomenofTUM network

Doing Science like a Woman with TUM Ambassador Maya Schuldiner


Women of TUM Afterwork - “Being a scientist is not a job. It’s a passion, a way of life"

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Leichtigkeit und Leistung - Female (Self-)Leadership als Angestellte


Women of TUM Workshop mit Coach Rebecca Bürkle - Achtsamkeit macht uns leistungsfähiger. Finde deine bewussten & unbewussten Stressursachen

TUM Women in Leadership

Top Manager Elisabetta Castiglioni

„I draw the best from different cultures“

After her doctorate at TUM , TUM Alumna Elisabetta Castiglioni decided against a habilitation and for a career in business. Today, the sought-after expert for digitisation has an unparalleled international career in top management.

BR´s Production and Technical Director Birgit Spanner-Ulmer

“I always come up with something new again”

Birgit Spanner-Ulmer aims to make the world ″easier“ bit by bit. Since earning her PhD at TUM, she has been dedicating herself to the optimization of products and processes – in the industry, in science and since 2012, in public service broadcasting.

Entrepreneur Catharina van Delden

“TUM is characterised by a culture of support”

TUM Alumna Catharina van Delden has founded a company that today is one of the leading providers of software for Agile Innovation. At TUM, she has gained confidence in her abilities.

University Chancellor Andrea Bör

“In extreme situations I remain very calm and focused”

For decades, TUM Alumna Dr. Andrea Bör has been moving unerringly on the management levels of male-dominated domains. The engineer is now Chancellor of the Free University of Berlin.

TUM Ambassador Alice Gast

„Science only works internationally“

Alice Gast knows how valuable international cooperation is. The President of Imperial College London has previously worked as a researcher on projects all over the world. Together with TUM President, Wolfgang A. Herrmann, she recently launched a strategic partnership between the two universities.

TUM Ambassador Polly Arnold

„We all have a bias towards men“

Polly Arnold is one of the leading specialists in the field of synthetic chemistry and a strong supporter of young female scientists. As feminist influencer she addresses the under-representation of women in science linking it to the “unconscious bias” we all have.

TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl

„TUM is a wonderful place for interdisciplinary research“

Today TUM Ambassador Anca Muscholl is an internationally esteemed researcher, who wants to make software better and more secure with her algorithms. Her way into computer science research started at TUM.

Picture: Astrid Eckert/TUM

Patroness Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus

Claudia Peus is Professor of Research and Science Management and Executive Vice President for Talent Management and Diversity at TUM. Since 2019 she is the patroness of the Women of TUM Network.

Regular Women of TUM Events

Speakers of the Women of TUM Talks 2020 (Sabrina von Nessen, Prof. Ilona C. Grunwald Kadow, Dr. Vanessa Wergin) - Topic: Motivation (Image: Astrid Eckert/TUM)

In need of motivation? The Women of TUM Talks 2020 on the topic of motivation – now on Youtube!
Annual Event

Women of TUM Talks 

The Women of TUM Talks aim to encourage and inspire. They offer women of TUM a platform, making role models visible. They also mean to empower women to reach their goals.

Review Women of TUM Talks 2020

„Topic: Motivation”

This year’s female speakers from the sciences, business and sports shared and discussed personal and professional insights and gave advice on the topic: Why are people motivated differently? Can motivation be learnt? How do I motivate my team?

Watch the video on YouTube now!

Review Women of TUM Talks 2019

„Codes, Big Data & AI – The Digitalised World Says Hi“

Three Women of TUM from the sciences and business gave insights into their working environments and careers, which rely on software, data and artificial intelligence.

Women of TUM Talks 2019 - "Codes, Big Data and AI - The Digitalised World Says Hi" - Speaker Laura-Luisa Velikonja (Picture: Astrid Eckert / TUM).


Female Experts Wanted!

You are working in an exciting professional field and would like to share your experience with the other Women of TUM?


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Isabel Werdin

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Isabel Werdin

Women of TUM Network

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