Our Partners 2018

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.


Deutsche Bahn

DB Systel GmbH, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is a wholly owned subsidiary of DB AG and a digital partner for all Group companies.
With our holistic, customer-specific offering that meets the highest IT standards, we drive the digitalisation of all DB AG companies successfully and with integration and value creation. To do this, we develop effective and efficient customer solutions based on innovative topics such as the cloud, big data, Internet of Things and artificial intelligence. As a long-term partner, we bring substantial railway and IT expertise and operate in a vendor-neutral way, striving towards the common goal. Currently around 3,900 DB Systel employees are employed at our main locations in Frankfurt, Berlin and Erfurt.

DB Systel GmbH | Jürgen-Ponto-Platz 1, 60329 Frankfurt/Main




The main objective of the non-profit organisation Competence Center Technology-Diversity-Equal Chances is to actively help shape Germany’s path towards becoming an information- and knowledge-based society. To this end, it develops and carries out a wide range of initiatives and projects that exploit the potential of women as well as men to make equal opportunity a reality in all spheres of society and work.





GoDaddy powers the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 17.5M+ domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work.



QAware is an independent software manufacturer and consultancy and has been repeatedly awarded Best IT Workplace in Germany by kununu and the Great Place to Work Institute.

We analyze, renovate, invent and implement software systems for customers whose success heavily depends on IT.

QAware GmbH | Aschauer Str. 32, 81549 München


Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
EY is a leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services with 21 locations in Germany. EY’s cyber practice helps clients safeguard their business against cyber risks and unlock value through technological innovations. With cyber investigation and cyber law teams, EY’s cyber practice is one of the largest worldwide. More than 7,000 professionals for Information Security, Risk Management and Forensic Technology as well as IoT specialists assess risks from an economic and geopolitical perspective, in order to create a realistic and comprehensive risk understanding and enable targeted decision-making.




Arvato Systems- create digital together.
Global IT specialist Arvato Systems supports major companies through digital transformation. More than 2,600 staff in over 25 locations work for us. Our employees value the corporate culture based on partnership, the state-of-the-art technologies, and the range of challenges they can experience with us. We offer our employees the freedom to be innovative and take on managerial responsibilities, while working together with others in a team.



Hochschule München

Media partners


AllBright is a politically independent, non-profit foundation that promotes gender equality and diversity in senior business positions in Sweden and Germany. AllBright aims to shift the debate from discussing problems to delivering solutions.



The International Federation of Business and Professional Women is an influential international network of business and professional women from about 100 countries in 5 continents with Consultative Status at ECOSOC/United Nations. Founded in 1930, BPW International develops the professional, leadership and business potential of women on all levels through our mentoring, networking, skill building and economic empowerment programs and projects around the world.



eco – Association of the Internet Industry represents the interests and supports all industries involved in economic value creation through the Internet, representing over 1000 member companies. Amongst others, these include ISPs, carriers, suppliers of hard and software, content and service providers, and communications companies. eco is the largest national association of ISPs in Europe.


Hamburger Geekettes

We’re a community of women dedicated to helping aspiring and established female tech innovators. We believe that the more women get involved with tech design, development and leadership, the more successful and diverse our companies and products will be in the future.


With more than 20,000 personal and 250 corporate members, the German Informatics Society (GI) is the largest and most important community of specialists for computer science and informatics in the German-speaking world and represents the interests of computer scientists in science, business, public administration, society and politics since 1969. With 14 departments, more than 30 active regional groups and countless specialized groups, the GI is a platform and speech tube for all disciplines in computer science. For further information, please visit www.gi.de.



Global Digital Women (GDW) is an international network of female digital pioneers. Our goal is the networking, visibility and empowerment of inspirational digital minds of our time. With GDW we offer #femaledigitalheros from companies, politics, associations and organizations a platform and space for exchange and visibility of their career paths.



How do I found an entrepreneurial company? What has to be in a business plan? Gruenderkueche.de is an online-magazine for entrepreneurs, founders & startups with information about marketing, law, taxes & more. In addition, there are event announcements for founders and interviews with entrepreneurs.



The Digital Innovations Start-up Competition is organised by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. The competition aims to support innovative ideas and to help start-ups in the ICT industries to accelerate. A priority is to support women in the ICT industry and to assist them setting up their own business. You can find further information here or follow us on Twitter @GW_DiIn and network in our LinkedIn Group.


Leaders like her

LeadersLikeHer brings together women from industrial, research and public organisations in a social network where the next generation of ambitious and talented women can profit from the experience and support of today’s leaders to achieve their career goals.



Netzpiloten rank among the digital pioneers in Germany. Being founded in 1998 in Hamburg by Wolfgang Macht and Matthias Dentler, the company was listed among the prominent representatives of the so called New Economy. These days there are about 75 employees and a huge network of professional bloggers sucessfully working in Hamburg, Berlin, Barcelona and Lissabon. Netzpiloten are working in the area of digital marketing and digital publishing. Especially the independent Netzpiloten Magazine witnesses the digital revolution for more than 20 years. An extensive portrait as „Old-98ers“ was dedicated to Netzpiloten by the business magazine brand eins.


t3n, the magazine for the digital economy, covers news and trends of the web industry online and in quarterly print editions. Its editorial team offers fact-based and practical reporting about online business, social media, web technology and design, as well as the challenges of a digital future. t3n provides essential information to succeed in the digital economy for a unique and engaged community: web workers and creatives, startup founders and managers, marketers and media professionals.


Venture Ladies

Venture Ladies is a network for women in the startup and venture capital industry and all about empowering and helping each other. Initiated in 2014, we have more than 1.500 women from various disciplines in our network. Our members are successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, successful managers and experts from different industries. Whether you are thinking about founding your own company, whether you are in need of advice in a special area, whether you are looking for a new opportunity or you just want to network with like-minded women – there is a good chance that you will find help and inspiration within the Venture Ladies community.


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