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A career orientation project for year 7 & 8 students
Girls’ Day

The Girls’ Day - the biggest career orientation project for girls worldwide - took place on 16 June this year! The aim of this campaign is to expand the range of career choices of women and to promote diversity in the workplace. 

Girls’ Day 2021© Tania Jovanovic

Girls and non-binary students from years 7 and 8 viseted companies and universities and accompanied women working in a STEM field or in a leadership position.

In addition to the on-site activities, Girls’ Day offered a virtual program this year. Schools tuned in from their classroom. The virtual program included a coding workshop followed by presentations by women in STEM as well as information on studying in Germany.

You can find more information on the programs that were offered on Girls' Day 2021 here:  Programs All students in years 7 & 8 can can also take part in the competition and win great prizes. Contributions can be submitted until 31 August 2021. 


Participate with your organisation!

Girls’ Day is a fantastic way for you to promote your university or business to the community, while showing your commitment to gender diversity and equality. More information is available here: Information and Registration for Girls´Day Hosts


Teaching Resources

Frauen in MINT-Berufen © Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit e.V. & Goethe-Institut Australien In addition to the Girls’ Day itself teaching materials are available. As part of a series of posters portraying women in STEM, the Competence Center Technology-Diversity-Equal Chances has interviewed women who work in this field. Worksheets on these interviews can be downloaded here: 

Frauen in MINT-Berufen