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Women in Digital Business

Women in Digital Business

Which IT trends will affect us going forward – and how can women benefit? Questions like these will be answered at this CeBIT Digital Summit on March 23, 2017.

27 Feb. 2017

Digitalization has made its way into every economic sector. For this reason the conference Women in Digital Business is addressing women no matter what their field or how large their company is. The goal? To have female managers and experts help shape the latest digital developments in their companies. In addition, participants receive best practice examples and recommendations for their own professional careers.

Women in Digital Business is being held for the third time at CeBIT, but it has already become a fixture at the event. In 2017 the focus of the workshops and keynotes is on digitalization and IT themes. The conference is held in English.


  • Automotive/ Mobility
  • Big Data & BI
  • Business Electronics & Equipment
  • Cloud
  • d!conomy
  • Internet of Things
  • Research & Innovation

Speakers :

Dr. Armgard von Reden, Consultant and Lecturer for Diversity Data Protection Management, and Jutta Jakobi, Deutsche Messe AG, will open the summit.

Dr. Ariane Reinhart, Chief HR Officer Continental AG, is presenting the keynote "How Human Relations Enable Digital Transformation".

The second keynote will be held by Dr. Corina Mitrohin, Senior Expert for Big Data Robert Bosch GmbH. Her topic is "The Smartness Behind Sensing and Planning for Autonomous Driving".

Sabine Igler, Head of ICT Solutions Passenger Transport, Deutsche Bahn, is heading the workshop "Agile Methods – Agile Leadership – THE Different Toolbox".

Daniela Karden, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Constanze Roth, IBM, are in charge of the workshop "Bring Your Car to the Cloud and Back".

The workshop "Design Thinking – from Innovative Thinking to Innovative Doing" is led by Sigrid Stinnes from Accenture.

Uta Menges, IBM, Cosima Tripp, Lakeside Networks, and Jana Bracklow, Bitkom, are responsible for the workshop "Targeted Promotion of Women in the Working World 4.0".

Lilli Grandpierre and Christoph Grandpierre, Metakom, are in charge of the workshop "Far Away But Still Pretty Close – Virtual Teams".

"Empowering Innovation in Digital Storytelling" is the keynote by Isabelle Sonnenfeld, Google.

Alexandra Borchardt, Süddeutsche Zeitung, is hosting the round table "Women Ask Questions".

Elke Ferner, State Secretary BMFSFJ (German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth) presents the topic "Our Right: Equal Pay for Equal Work – the German Draft Law to Promote Transparency in Wage Structures"

Dr. Armgard von Reden, Consultant and Lecturer for Diversity Data Protection Management, is chairing the summit.


  • Bitkom
  • WIN – Vogel IT-Akademie
  • UniCredit
  • Plan W
  • IBM


  • Bosch
  • DB Systel
  • Google
  • Metakomm
  • accenture
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