Why does your smartphone do what you want it to do? What is the work of a physics laboratory assistant, transport engineer, or technical product designer? What are the smallest particles in the universe? Answers and information on the corresponding studies and vocational training programs will be given to girls on the Girls’ Day 2021 on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Girls from the 5th year of all types of schools will then have the opportunity to attend a number of presentations and workshops and learn more about the fields of work and jobs in STEM subjects at KIT.
This year’s Girls’ Day at KIT will take place online on “Zoom.”
Further information on the program, registration, and services can be found at https://www.chg.kit.edu/1279.php (in German).
New Video Series “WIT // Women in IT“
What is informatics, how do studies proceed, and how do women feel in this “men’s world”? The KIT Department of Informatics and ZML – Center for Technology-Enhanced Learning of KIT provide answers to these and other questions: In the video series “WIT // Women in IT,“ five women talk about why they are fascinated of computer science, their personal experiences gained during studies, and how they are connected to IT today.
For the video series “WIT // Women in IT“: https://www.informatik.kit.edu/english/11930.php
Video “KIT, the Research University in the Helmholtz Association.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vturWXHcL8
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.