Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe

Anna Bergmann is going to be the Schauspieldirektorin (theatre director) at the theater in Karlsruhe this fall — the first woman in this position and will have only female directors working for her the first season.

Sir Simon Rattle

Open house day at Berlin Philharmonie. Sir Simon Denis Rattle, former conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic and chief conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra since 2017 during a rehearsal with an amateur orchestra at the Berlin Philharmonie.

Bridges

Bridges, a Frankfurt-based orchestra bringing refugee musicians together with local and other international performers.

ReDI’s Digital Women’s Program

ReDI School of Digital Integration is a Berlin-based non-profit school offering free coding and digital courses to newcomers. ReDI’s Digital Women’s Program, a series of all-female courses aimed at getting more women learning about tech. Set up for refugees without computer access at home, the three-month course takes students with basic skills to the point where they can build their own online store. Program organisers say free extras such as childcare, translators and a catering service have gone a long way towards tempting more women into their previously male-dominated tech courses. And students stand to gain a lot more than new …