F.I.T. Network

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Women.Innovation.Technology Network

The Women.Innovation.Technology Network (F.I.T) Baden-Württemberg has been in existence since February 2001. It is funded by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and is based at Furtwangen University on the Schwenningen Campus.

The goals of the F.I.T Network

  • to support the careers of prospective women computer scientists, engineers and natural scientists
  • to support female computer science and engineering students through additional workshops in their area of expertise

Our role

Through our various activities, we increase the number of women working in the areas of natural and engineering sciences.

  • meccanica feminale this women's spring school for students of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and and for any other women who are interested and who have a similar technical background, is run jointly by the University of Stuttgart (Vaihingen Campus) and Furtwangen University (Schwenningen Campus).
  • informatica feminale Baden-Württemberg this women's summer school for computer science and information science students and for any other women who are interested and who have a similar technical background, is run jointly by the technical faculty of the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg and Furtwangen University.
  • Ingenious Women Travelling Exhibition Rollup exhibits about women inventors. The "Ingenious Women" photo documentation honours the women who displayed outstanding inventive talent and whose inventions are still relevant today.
  • scientifica internet portal Information platform for women in science and technology - offers a wide range of information for (prospective) female scientists from Baden-Württemberg. It also includes programs for girls interested in technology and science in Baden-Württemberg.

I will be happy to answer any questions about the project!

Your key contact

  •  Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrike Busolt
    Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ulrike Busolt IAF-Schwerpunkt Innovations- und Genderforschung