Beyond the Thesis: Fireside Chat - Female* Researchers Edition

July 1, 2024, 4:00 p.m. (CEST)

Time: July 1, 2024, 4:00 p.m. (CEST)
Venue: Café frei[raum]
Pfaffenwaldring 45
70569  Stuttgart
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The journey to choosing a career can be as exciting as it is daunting. With the event series "Beyond the Thesis," we aim to offer exciting insights into various career paths to make this journey less daunting. This isn't your typical lecture series - it's an opportunity to engage in open dialogue with others who are or have been in your shoes. We provide a platform for role models to share their personal experiences, successes, and challenges.

Beyond the Thesis: Fireside Chat - Female* Researchers Edition

Jointly hosted by IntCDC, SimTech, and SFB-TRR 161, we invite master’s students, (post)doctoral researchers, and early career researchers from the University of Stuttgart and beyond to join us on July 1st at 4:00 pm at Café frei[raum] for an evening of enriching conversations and invaluable networking opportunities as you chart your course toward a fulfilling career. 

*If you identify as female, including cisgender women, lesbians, trans women, and non-binary individuals comfortable in a female-centered community, and are nearing the end of your studies or PhD journey, this event is designed for you.

We have invited three distinguished researchers from various fields to discuss shaping a career as a female researcher. The discussion will be moderated by Hiser Sedik. Our panelists include:

  • Melanie Tory
    Director of Human Data Interaction Research at the Roux Institute at Northeastern University and currently an IntCDC visiting professor here in Stuttgart.
    Learn more about Melanie Tory
  • Franziska Bubeck
    Doctoral Researcher at the Institute for Modelling and Simulation of Biomechanical Systems.
    Learn more about Franziska Bubeck
  • Yana Boeva

    Junior Research Group Leader, Institute for Social Sciences (SOWI V), Cluster of Excellence IntCDC
    Learn more about Yana Boeva

Following the panel discussion, we invite you to mingle and connect over refreshments. The event will be held in English and is not restricted to researchers and students from IntCDC, SimTech and SFB-TRR 161.

If you require childcare during the event, please contact us at We will determine if childcare can be provided.

Join us for an evening of inspiration and networking as you navigate your career path!

Find out more about the "Beyond the Thesis" event series 


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