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

The Girls’ Day is the biggest career orientation project for girls worldwide. 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

Last year, girls and non-binary students from years 7 and 8 visited 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.
 

 

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
 

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