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Initiatives for Women

The advancement of women is of great importance at Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). Especially in subjects such as mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology (MINT), Germany still faces an enormous shortage of female graduates. HPI seeks to counteract this trend.

FQ Lounge

Established at HPI in 2019, the FQ Lounge connects HPI female students with the global network of the "Female Quotient" movement, which aims to advance gender equality in all areas of society.

"Women in Tech" Talks

In the " Women in Tech" talks, successful women from the IT industry talk about their careers and share their experiences with HPI students and other interested participants. In addition to lectures, there are also topic-specific film evenings and book presentations.

The Women in Tech Conference at the Hasso Plattner Institute is for everyone who wants to make the working world of the IT sector more diverse. Here, inspiring personalities talk about current topics and discuss how we can achieve more equal opportunities in tech.

 

HPI Career Scholarships

Every year, HPI awards 15 career scholarships to dedicated female computer science students. The scholarships include a networking and workshop day in Potsdam and tickets to the renowned online festival "European Women in Technology World Series".

HPI Travel Scholarships

HPI Travel Scholarships

In addition, HPI awards travel scholarships to two of the most prestigious international IT career fairs for women. The scholarships are announced annually.

Equal Opportunity Officers of the Digital Engineering Faculty

Via the Equal Opportunity Officer's mailing list, students, alumni and interested parties receive invitations to various conferences and network meetings as well as specific information on the topic of "Women in IT".