Female scientists in the Max Planck Society

Female scientists in the Max Planck Society

The 8th of March marks the United Nations' International Women's Day. The Max Planck Institutes celebrate the event by highlighting female researchers and their work

Four questions for Raisa Sherif

Raisa Sherif, now a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, talks about what fascinates her about her work, what advice she has for girls who want to become researchers, and what she finds most challenging

“Civil courage is needed – everywhere”

Interview with Anna Baumert, Head of Max Planck Research Group "Moral Courage", at Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
On the occasion of 100 years of International Women's Day and this year's theme ‘Women in Leadership’ the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces introduce you to 11 research group leaders more
Susan Trumbore, Samara Carbone and Mira Pöhlker tell their inspiring stories of why they wanted to become scientists. They share memories of teachers, parents, books and childlike curiosity. They also talk about how they got to where they are today, and what it took to have successful careers as women in science more
Some of the female researchers at Max Planck Institute for Demografic Research in Rostock -  Carolina Coimbra, Marília Nepomuceno, Silvia Loi, Esther Denecke, Ainhoa Alustiza, Sarah Johnson, Mine Kühn and Xinyi Zhao - shared on Twitter what they are most passionate about in their research area. Check out the overview here more
Minerva Alumnae speak out for International Women's Day more
Bettina Schnell leads the research group "Neurobiology of Flight Control" at caesar. The Institute interviewed her to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, occurring annually on Februar 11. more
Laetitia Wilkins works at Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen. In this blog she describes her life as a mother researcher more
The Network for Women in Science (NWiS) is a community at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, the Scripps Research Institute, and Florida Atlantic University dedicated to raising awareness and promoting change related to issues pertinent to female under-representation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)-related careers. more
The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Institute for Gravitational Physics at Leibniz University Hannover celebrate the United Nations' International Women's Day by highlighting female researchers and their work at the institutes more
The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Science promotes the talent, creativity and passion of all its employees. An important pillar for this is the work of our female scientists. The Institute dedicates this column to them, presenting outstanding life stories, achievements and honors of our women in science more
Claudia Stephan’s research suggests that relationships between clouds and atmospheric waves can provide important insight into, and ultimately improve, weather and climate modeling more
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