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Visibility of Women Scientists

Here we show portraits of inspiring women scientists and invite you to events that address the lack of representation of women. An overview with databases of female scientists from different disciplines enables you to find suitable speakers or future colleagues.

Databases of Women Scientists, Berlin Diversithon und Video Portraits

  • Berlin Edit-a-thon Haupstadt der Wissenschaftlerinnen

    Wissenschaftlerinnen bewegen Berlin und das machen wir gemeinsam sichtbar(er)! Mit Edit-a-thons und einer Ausstellung im Roten Rathaus im Berliner Wissenschaftsjahr 2021.

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  • Databases of Women Scientists

    We provide an overview of platforms on which women scientists can network nationally and internationally and, for example, organisers* can find inspiring female speakers.

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  • Berlin Diversithon

    The aim of our "Berlin Diversithon" was to edit wikipedia biographies of women scientists and other groups underrepresented in the life science and to write new entries.

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  • Video Portraits

    BIH introduces fifteen female scientists and their contribution to translational research, from basic research to clinal application, in short video portraits.

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Career Service for Women Scientists

Workshops and Networking

BIH is committed to equal opportunities in the scientific and academic workplace. The "female career@BIH" program offers various workshops, professional development trainings and coaching for early- and mid-career women scientists. Workshops include topics such as personal career development, rhetoric and presentation, leadership skills and conflict Management.

Programm FemaleCareer@BIH 2020

Talking Biography Seriens

  • Talking Biography Series

    In the "talking biography" series, renowned female scientists and successful women from industry and business regularly talk about their lives.

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All upcoming events are announced on our events page here.

Funding Opportunities

Furthermore BIH wants to promote the research activities of female scientists and clinicians. Mid-career women scientists (postdocs, junior clinical scientists, clinical scientists, junior professors, junior group leaders) from the BIH translational research commons can apply for research support through the BIH Gender Equality Fund and receive funding to hire a student assistant. The deadline for 2019 funding was early November; sign up for our mailing list to hear about future funding opportunities.

Take a look at our link section to find more information from the career services of our partner institutions.

Contact Person

Karin Höhne

Advisor Equal Opportunities

Contact information
Phone:+49 30 450 543 048