Veranstaltung | Conference

Gender and the Workplace

The Harriet Taylor Mill-Institute of HWR Berlin (HTMI) is pleased to host the first annual DAAD sponsored Ta’raabet conference on gender within the Ta’ziz Partnership, which is part of the scientific collaboration between the Université de Tunis El Manar (UTM) and Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin (HWR Berlin).



Campus Schöneberg
Haus B Room B 4.41
Badensche Straße 50–51
10825 Berlin

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Please register until 3rd of November 2023 by email:

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The conference will promote the exchange of research on gender topics between academics and students at UTM and HWR. The Topic of this year‘s conference will be „Gender and the Workplace“.

The lectures will all be followed by a Q&A session with the audience and/or exchange with colleagues within the field.

Target goup of the conference are professors, researchers and students at HWR Berlin.


09:00 General Welcome

09:10 Welcome
by Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby, President of HWR Berlin and Prof. Dr. Samir Abdelhafidh, Director, Department of Economics, UTM

09:30 Introductory lecture
Low-wage work and gender gaps in Germany. Does the minimum wage help?
Dr. Clemens Ohlert, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Minimum
Wage Commission

10:15 Break & informal talk

10:45 First Session

  • Gender in the workplace: a closer look at Tunisia
    Safa Ben Thabet & Manel Mazioued, UTM
  • The role of innovation competence in the gender-stereotypical evaluation of female managers
    Florentine März, MBA, Business Innovation und Entrepreneurship, & Prof. Patricia Graf, Professor for Research Methods, Berlin Business and Law School

12:00 Lunch Break

13:30 Second Session

  • Women in the marektplace:An empirical study of the gender equity impact on the sustainable economic development in Sub-Saharan African countries
    Emna Essadik & Prof. Dr. Arafet Farroukh, UTM
  • Experiencing Menopause at Work – Findings from a Nationwide Survey in Germany (HWR Berlin)
    Julia Memmert, HWR Berlin

14:40 Break

14:50 Third Session

  • The mediating role of CSR on the relationship between gender diversity and risk taking
    Salma Zaiane, UTM
  • Retaining women in Tech: Mentoring as a gender diversity measure
    Lilly Dausch, doctoral student and research assistant, HTMI of HWR Berlin

16:00 Closing Remarks

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