Past mentoring events

2021 Mentoring events

  • Accenture (Zurich) – Virtual workshop: 18 March 2021

Workshop (PDF, 38 KB) as part of the UZH JobHub 2021 program.
With a delegation of  feminno participants.

  • Closing Event of feminno Call 4 – Virtual event: 4 March 2021

Closing event of the feminno program (PDF, 80 KB), with review of the program call 4, pitches of feminno participants, final words of steering committee member.

Keynote Lecture by Dr. Ulrike Thull, Board Member of Advance: “Driving gender equality in Swiss Business”

Start-up idea pitches:

Dr. Anjali Raja Beharelle, UZH: “Collabree Ltd - Powered by Behavioral Science”

Prerna Yadav, UZH: “Food Inspec”

Monika Zbytniewska, ETH: “Towards assessment-driven therapy of the hand after neurological injuries”

Dr. Sarah Meissner, ETH: “myFlow – getting into the flow”

Dr. Josefine Tratwal, UniL: “MiniMarrow”

 

  • Roche (Basel) – Virtual company visit: 25 Jan 2021

Program (PDF, 475 KB): Introduction to feminno, Presentation of Roche, Insights from HR, Role Model Reports.
For feminno participants only.

  • Negotiation Training: 13-14 Jan 2021

Lecturers: Gaby Rockmann, Rockmann Consulting und Carl Emerson
What makes a negotiation? Negotiation awareness and success in negotiations. Negotiation, Conflict and Gender. Program (PDF, 79 KB).

2020 Mentoring events

  • Lonza (Visp) – Virtual company visit: 26 Nov 2020

Program (PDF, 202 KB): Introduction to feminno, Presentation of Lonza, Insights from HR, Role Model Reports. For feminno participants only.

  • Intellectual Property - Innovation seminar: 25 Nov 2020

Lecturer: Dr. Cornelia Fürstenberger, Unitectra. Program (PDF, 97 KB)
Virtual seminar as part of the feminno program

  • Financing your StartUp or Scientific Project- Innovation seminar: 11 Nov 2020

Lecturer: Dr. Andrea Degen, EUrelations AG. Program (PDF, 248 KB)
Virtual seminar as part of the feminno program

  • Pitch training - How can I present successfully - Innovation seminar: 18 Nov 2020

Lecturer: Michael Kropac, seecon. Program (PDF, 82 KB)
Virtual seminar as part of the feminno program

  • Gender-based perspectives in the innovation process - Innovation seminar: 4 Nov 2020

Lecturer: Prof. Carole Clair, MD, Unisanté / University of Lausanne,
Virtual seminar as part of the feminno program. Program (PDF, 137 KB)

  • Innovation Workshop: 13-14 Oct 2020

Lecturer: Isabelle Siegrist, Sandborn GmbH Dates
Business canvas and other tools – How to apply these tools to develop and present marketable prototypes
For feminno participants only.

  • What is needed in a start-up? – Panel discussion: 17 Sept 2020

Meet three female founders and learn about their careers. In a panel discussion, they will offer insight into their jobs, talk about their everyday life and what it needs enter/found a start-up.
Panelists
Loulia Kassem, CEO and Founder of Rea
Dr. Sophia Borowka, CEO and Co-Founder of Caressoma
Dr. Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken, CEO & Co-Founder of Sphery
Time: 09:00–10:30.
Location: UZH Aula RAA-G-01
Due to COVID safety measures the panel discussion was for participants of the feminno program only.

  • What is needed in industry? – Panel discussion: 16 Sept 2020

Meet four experts from the industry and learn about their careers and the different job roles in the life sciences. In a panel discussion, they will offer insight into their jobs, talk about their everyday life and what it needs to enter industry.
Panelists
Dr. Tanja Mannhart, Pharmacovigilance Country Lead, MSD
Irena Senn, Senior Project Manager, Clinical Research, LimmaTech Biologics
Dr. Kathleen Sprouffske, Investigator, Oncology Data Science, Novartis
Dr. Alessandra Villa, Head of Antibody Research, Group Leader, Philogen
Time: 18:00–19:30.
Location: UZH Aula RAA-G-01
Due to COVID safety measures the panel discussion was for participants of the feminno program only, without apero and networking session.
KEIN FLYER

  • Career Retreat: 15-17 Sept 2020

Lecturer: Dr. Daniela Gunz, UZH Career Services and external speakers
Kick-off of the feminno program. Development  of career resources following the model for career-preparedness (“Know yourself – Know your opportunities – Know the tools – Have a plan”). Reflection of competencies, resources, getting faith in own abilities and meeting female role models from industry/start-up.
Time: 9:00 – 17:00. Location: UZH Aula RAA-G-01
For feminno participants only. Program (PDF, 95 KB)

2019 Mentoring events

  • Lonza (Visp) – Company visit: 30 Oct 2019  Flyer (PDF, 72 KB)
  • License and patents, Innovation seminar: 1 Oct 2019 Flyer (PDF, 77 KB)
  • Funding your projects: 17 Sep 2019  Flyer (PDF, 71 KB)
  • Pitch training, Innovation seminar: 24 Sep 2019  Flyer (PDF, 73 KB)
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers – Company visit: 13 Sept 2019  Flyer (PDF, 78 KB)
  • Gender-based perspective in the innovation process: 10 Sept 2019   Flyer (PDF, 85 KB)
  • Syngenta Crop Protection Research – Company visit: 13 August 2019  Flyer (PDF, 83 KB)
  • Innovation Workshop: 5-6 Aug 2019  Flyer (PDF, 90 KB)
  • What is needed in industry? – Panel discussion: 5 June 2019  Flyer (PDF, 99 KB)
  • accenture: Life science talk, 7 May 2019, 18:00h Flyer (PDF, 362 KB)
  • feminno „Stammtisch“: 25 April 2019, from 18h
  • Being resilient: 28 Mar 2019, 12h00
  • Company visit: LimmaTech Biologics, 21 March 2019, 12:50h  Flyer (PDF, 78 KB)
  • Life-Balance and Academic Careers 26 Feb 2019, 12:00h
  • Innovation seminar: Funding your projects 5 Feb 2019
  • Technologiepark Basel: Industry visit (28 Jan 2019)
  • Innovation seminar: Where does innovation come from? (22 Jan 2019)

2018 Mentoring events

  • High-impact science communication in the 21st century, 6 Dec 2018
  • What I need to know before applying for a job in the industry, (3 Dec 2018)
  • 2-day Innovation workshop (19 & 20 Nov 2018)
  • Company visit to Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 1 Nov 2018, 11:15h
  • What is needed in industry? – Panel discussion: 23 Oct 2018
  • Company visit: BIOREBA AG in Reinach BL, 5 July 2018
  • 2-day Negotiation Training (5-6 June 2018)
  • Why are diverse teams more successful? feminno Lunch Talk, 1 June 2018
  • Five Innovation seminars,  Dates: May 2, 5, 16, 23. Closing event on 9 July
    • 2 May: Where does innovation come from?
    • 8 May: Gender-based perspectives in the innovation process
    • 16 May: Business canvas and other tools. How to apply these tools to develop and present marketable prototypes
    • 23 May: Financing your project. Presentation of various European and Swiss start-up financing instruments.
    • 9 July: Closing event
  • Life-Balance and Academic Careers, 18 May 2018
  • Company visit: Pricewaterhouse Coopers, 3 Mai 2018
  • What I need to know to apply to a job in the industry (18 April 2018)
  • 2-day Leadership Training (7-8 March 2018)
  • What I need to know when applying for a job in the industry. • Lunch talk, 18 April 2018

2017 Mentoring events

  • Welcome Event, 18 Sept 2017
  • Public engagement with science, April 2017

2016 Mentoring events

  • Industry visit: Frutarom, Wädenswil (7 Nov 2016)
  • Science & Policy Mentoring: Careers in Science or Policy, or both? (20 Sep – 6 Dec)
  • Welcome event for new PSC PhD Students at ETH Zurich & University of Zurich (7 Sep)
  • Industry visit: Ricola, Laufen (BL), 16 June 2016.
  • Diversity Management course, 24–25 May 2016.
  • Lunch Brown Bag: How to prepare for an ERC grant application in 2017 with Switzerland as a Third Party (29 Mar 2016)
  • Lunch Brown Bag: How to apply for a job in the Industry (1 Mar 2016)

2015 Mentoring events

  • Welcome to new PSC PhD Students at ETH Zurich & University of Zurich (15 Sept 2015)
  • Industry visit to KWS, Einbeck, Germany (9-11 Sept 2015)
  • Industry visit to the Syngenta facilities, Stein, Switzerland (27 Aug2015), before the PSC Syngenta Symposium

2014 Mentoring events

  • Welcome to new PSC PhD Students at ETH Zurich & University of Zurich (2 Oct)
  • Welcome to new PSC PhD Students at University of Basel (12 Nov)
  • Lunchtime Workshop, Accessing resources to improve teaching skills - how to get meaningful experience (14 Oct)
  • Lunchtime Workshop, Introduction to PhD Program in Science & Policy (21 Oct)