Talk: It’s All About the Money (?)

November 17, 2021, 4:00 p.m. (CET)

Self-Marketing and Negotiation Strategies for Women in Computer Science

Time: 11/17/21, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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This talk adresses women in the field of Computer Science.

Since 1998, Claudia Kimich is a trainer, speaker and systemic coach. Her central topics are salary negotiation, self-marketing and quick-wittedness. Moreover, her special focus is the presentation, conflict communication and negotiation coaching for computer scientists and engineers. She’s author of the books „Um Geld verhandeln“ and „Verhandlungstango“ (Beck Verlag) and regularly quoted in publications such as HandelsblattSpiegelOnline and Brigitte.

In her talk at the SFB-TRR 161, Claudia Kimich sheds light on her path from studying informatics and working in IT to systemic coaching and being self-employed. She also discusses how studying informatics and the skills she acquired had a significant influence on her success today. In the second part of her talk, she coaches participants on strategies for salary negotiation and self-marketing. Furthermore, she offers some perspectives on the special challenges that women in informatics face. In an open discussion and group coaching session, Claudia Kimich answers her participants’ questions and gives advice with regard to individual experiences and challenges.

Women from all stages of academia as well as press and media representatives are welcome to attend the talk. To receive the required access credentials, please contact or The talk will be held in English.

After the talk, Claudia Kimich is available for one-on-one speedcoaching sessions (5 mins) to analyze individual scenarios in more depth. For a speedcoaching session, please register separately via

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