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Women should not have to prove themselves just because they are women

In many countries, women are still underrepresented in technical professions. For Lea Gradert, design engineer at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, it doesn't have to be this way. She explains why being a woman and an engineer go perfectly well together.

Why diversity drives us forward in a globalized world

Inga Wachtmann grew up in a family of female trailblazers for women’s rights. Today, Inga Wachtmann is driving diversity and inclusion forward at thyssenkrupp Marine Systems as an HR Change Manager. In an exclusive interview she tells us about her job and professional journey.

Safety first! Because we care.

When it comes to the safety of our employees, we don't joke around. At thyssenkrupp Marine Systems all colleagues should be safe. David Mißfelder, Head of Occupational Safety and Health at our Kiel shipyard told us how his team meets this challenge.

Women in maritime engineering

To this day, women are underrepresented in many fields – especially in maritime shipbuilding. For the International Women's Day, we talked to Gabriele Zogs. As Head of Engineering Resources Management, the mechanical engineer looks back on a successful career in a traditionally male dominated industry.

Digital underwater communication in maritime shipbuilding

In recent years, many efficient transmission methods have been developed for mobile communications. Electromagnetic waves for wireless data transmission now enable large bandwidths and data rates of several GBit per second in this area - even over long distances. Digital underwater communication is an exception.

All fired up for dream job

Bitten by the firefighting bug – like his father and three brothers – Siegfried joined the voluntary fire service at his home in Kropp, eighty kilometers from Kiel, in 2001.

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