How can more women be encouraged to study computer science or work in the field? These are precisely the questions that concern Lisa Ihde, who is currently completing her Master of Science in IT Systems Engineering at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). Even as a schoolgirl, Lisa was interested in mathematics and eventually became enthusiastic about computer science. During her school years and studies, Lisa sought out like-minded women, which did not always prove easy. That's why, as the Equal Opportunity Officer at her faculty, she is committed to making the course more attractive to women and thus increasing the proportion of women in the computer science field. Her commitment even enabled Lisa to write several computer science books for children and teenagers. Lisa also won numerous hackathons, which led her to participate in the 1st season of CreateF - The Female Founders Show. In 2020, she was awarded the Outstanding Diversity Award, and in 2021, she was finally even included on the DACH Forbes "30 Under 30" list, which recognizes young entrepreneur:s for their innovative and transformative thinking. In this episode, Lisa tells us about her experiences, ideas and plans and gives us an exciting insight into her multifaceted everyday life. Enjoy the listen!
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