Application period: 02 May – 30 June 2022
Are you looking at new digital solutions as part of your thesis? Are you getting top grades and volunteering in your spare time (e.g. for a local club)? Then you should apply for the ZEISS Women Award!
The ZEISS Women Award honors successful young women in IT and serves as a platform to encourage more women to consider a career in the field. If you're a woman currently working on her bachelor's, master's or PhD thesis, then you're eligible to apply. The top three winners will receive staggered cash prizes. The award is sponsored by Mrs. Elke Buedenbender, wife of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
You can submit your application between 02 May and 30 June 2022. The three winners will be selected by a jury composed of successful women from the worlds of science and business. The awards will be presented at an event on 13 October in Dresden, and sponsored by Mrs. Elke Buedenbender.
Are you studying IT, business informatics or a similar subject?
Are you about to finish your bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree and are either working on your thesis or awaiting your final grade?
Have you achieved top grades?
Do you have innovative ideas up your sleeve, are happy to take the initiative and are dedicated to shaping the digital future? Do you do any volunteering (e.g. at a club)?
- Short cover letter (1/2 page)
- Résumé (incl. thesis topic, professor's name, current grade point average)
- Abstract or short description of your thesis topic
- Current grades transcript
Wife of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier
CEO of Saxonia Systems Holding,
Founder of Saxonia Systems AG; now ZDI (ZEISS Digital Innovation),
Honorary Consultate of Finland in Saxony (Germany)
CEO ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions
Chief Digital Officer, Bosch Building Technologies
Head of Quality Assurance for Health & Life Science Solutions, ZEISS Digital Innovation
Founder and Managing Director COM3 group, Astia Advisor, Founder AVESTA BAC, Association of German female entrepreneurs
Managing Director Carl-Zeiss-Foundation
Head of Metrology Automation, ZEISS Segment Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
Head of the Digital Competency Center, ZEISS Medical Technology
Head of Remote Platforms,
ZEISS Vision Care
Professor for Software Technology at the HTW Berlin,
Spokeswoman for IT and Economics Studies (for Women)