At the Women of TUM Talks 2019.
At the Women of TUM Talks 2019.
Women of TUM Talks 2021

Topic „Power, Strength & Energy“ 

The Women of TUM Talks inspire, encourage and make role models visible.

This year, three female speakers will give impulses on the topic of Power, Strength & Energy and discuss personal as well as professional insights. Read more

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

At the Women of TUM Talks 2019 (Image: Astrid Eckert/TUM).

Speakers 2021

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Upcoming Women of TUM events

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10 Nov

From place to space: new digital modes of entrepreneurial work during the COVID-19 pandemic


Women of TUM Afterwork with Dr. Katrin Hahn: She presents herexplains how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected cooperation practices of companies in digital spaces

Women of TUM Afterwork: The Art of Perfect Timing – When and How to Invest in Yourself, your Family, and a Career in Consulting

Lecture,TUM Campus München

In her talk, TUM Alumna Anna Hepp will give insights into her personal career path.

Regular Women of TUM Events

Annual Event

Women of TUM Talks 2021

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.

The next Women of TUM Talk will take place on October 26, 2021 with the topic “Power, Strength & Energy”.

Past Events

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!

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!

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.

Three Women of TUM at the Olympics

Judoka and TUM Medicine student Theresa Stoll wins bronze with the German judo team in the mixed competition at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Air pistol shooter and TUM alumna Carina Wimmer (Bachelor Health Science 2020) and track and field athlete and TUM alumna Christina Hering (Master Management 2020) were unfortunately unable to capture any medal places. 

Theresa Stoll - TUM student and judoka - bronze medal winner at the 2020 Olympic Games.

Theresa Stoll - TUM student and judoka - bronze medal winner at the 2020 Olympic Games (Image: International Judo Federation).

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.

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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.

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!

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