Women of TUM
Over 200 women from all over Germany visited the Women of TUM Talks 2018 (Photo: Astrid Eckert/TUM).

Women of TUM

– Network for Women

Women of TUM is the network for female academics, graduates and students of TUM. It promotes a global exchange of ideas and mutual support among women in the areas of economics and the sciences.

Women of TUM

  • "If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!"
    TUM has opened many doors for alumna Dr. Tina Ruseva. As mentor and speaker she is happy to give back. (Photo: Humboldt-Stiftung / Robert Schlesinger)
    Start-up professional Dr. Tina Ruseva

    "If you want to start a business, do it with a purpose!"

    Dr. Tina Ruseva always wanted to set up her own company, to be the one who “does stuff” and not just “consumes”. After spending several years in the start-up world, she says it’s not about doing things right, but doing the right thing.
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  • “TUM is characterised by a culture of support”
    Catharina van Delden does not want to be one of several providers of innovation software with her company, but to become a pioneer in the fields of innovation and digitisation. She has already discussed Germany's digital future with the German Chancellor (Photo: Bitkom).
    Entrepreneur Catharina van Delden

    “TUM is characterised by a culture of support”

    TUM Alumna Catharina van Delden has founded a company that today is one of the leading providers of software for Agile Innovation. At TUM, she has gained confidence in her abilities.
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  • “We just never stopped”
    Since 2014, Daniela Krahmer and Tatjana Diebold have been a mentoring duo, even though the program officially only lasts one year. Over the years, the two have become friends (Photo: Magdalena Jooß/TUM).
    Mentoring Tandem Daniela Krahmer and Tatjana Diebold

    “We just never stopped”

    TUM student Tatjana Diebold was a bit nervous to meet her mentor for the first time. But there was chemistry between them right from the start. They have been meeting to discuss both professional and private matters for over five years.
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  • “Follow your heart”
    As a consultant for digital innovation and design management, Jana Knode advises companies on their way into an agile and digital future. In her spare time she likes to be off the beaten tracks in nature, like here in Alaska (photo: private).
    Management Consultant Jana Knode

    “Follow your heart”

    Since her school days TUM Alumna Jana Knode unswervingly followed her many interests. As a result her curriculum vitae is not exactly straightforward. The fact that her wide-ranging expertise is indeed a decisive advantage and not a flaw is something she learnt at TUM.
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  • “At TUM Asia I have learnt for life”
    Gunjot Kaur (center) has been living and working in Munich, her adopted home, for almost ten years. At an international technology company, the semiconductor expert is responsible for global marketing. The picture shows her with her team on a sales conference where they launched a new trademark (Photo: Private).
    Semiconductor Expert Gunjot Kaur

    “At TUM Asia I have learnt for life”

    Studying at TUM's Singapore branch has had a significant impact on Gunjot Kaur's path in life. Today, she is confidently holding her ground in a male-dominated industry on an international level.
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