The first day of the empowerHER+ conference sets the stage for tech topics and professional inspiration. The experts will take the audience on a deep dive into the latest research and future topics in the tech sector
Nadine Schön, Deputy Chairwoman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group - Deutscher Bundestag
Cybersecurity is one of the most important topics when it comes to the digitalization of our world. This panel will address the most important issues surrounding this field of research and what it is like to work in this area.
Dr. Jiska Classen, Group Leader Cybersecurity - Mobile & Wireless - Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Nicola Appel Cybersecurity Awareness & Communication - Deutsche Bahn
The panel takes the audience on an interdisciplinary journey, exploring and questioning the possibilities of artificial intelligence in relation to bodies and gender. The panelists will talk about their perspectives on avatars, AI Fashion Week and more.
We want to work on solutions, define milestones, and commit to concrete goals. Participants and experts will come together in several streams to (inter)actively define proposed solutions.
Network café over breakfast
Opening and indroducing the streams (German)
Start of streams Part 1 (German)
Stream 1: New Work for Academic Career Paths (English)
This stream focuses on the question of how we can make academic careers more attractive. The aim of the inputs and workshops is not only to talk about the challenges that arise in this area, but also to develop concrete proposals for solutions with the help of design thinking.
Panel: What do we need to change? (English)
Christina Wolff, Central Equal Opportunities Officer and Head of the Equal Opportunities Coordination Office - University of Potsdam
Monica Gonzales, PhD Candidate - Hasso Plattner Institute and Junior AI Researcher in Digital Healthcare and Wellbeing - audEERING GmbH
Ferdous Nasri Founder - code curious Founder and scientific researcher - Hasso Plattner Institute
The second stream is your source of inspiration for the next step in your career. Get in touch with women who have found their path in the tech sector and learn crucial skills and impulses for your personal career path in workshops. The stream is organized together with our sponsors.
We thank the #SheTransformsIT Initiative for their support
To empower women in digital transformation, the #SheTransformsIT alliance was founded in 2020. To bring forward digitization in an innovative and comprehensive way Women need to be involved/need to sit at the table too, in order to bring forward digitization. With its projects and points of view, the initiative works for more diversity.
We are happy to have the #SheTransformsIT Initiative join us at the first Women in Tech conference at HPI and support us with their engagement and network.
Women in Tech @ HPI
HPI is highly motivated to create equal opportunities in the IT sector. With various offers, the institute supports young women on their career path: