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Women@PorscheConsulting

Our women’s network

Equal opportunities—something that is close to our hearts. At Porsche Consulting, all doors are open for a career path, regardless of gender. With our women’s network Women@PorscheConsulting and targeted events, we support our female employees in achieving their career goals. We are also always on the lookout for new female talent for our company. This is why we showcase Porsche Consulting not only at trade fairs, but also at selected career events that are aimed directly at women. We have been a partner of Global Digital Women since 2018 and over the course of the year we organize several after-work events in various German cities.

What you can look forward to

We offer our female employees plenty of opportunities to exchange ideas with their colleagues from all departments—both online and offline. In addition to a business breakfast, we organize an annual two-day networking event for all of Porsche Consulting’s female staff. The focus of this event is on soft skills as well as leadership skills.

In addition to the offerings intended specifically for our female employees, we offer a wide range of further training opportunities. These include an intensive three-week induction phase—our warm-up—and a training week with experts from inside and outside the company that takes place twice a year.

Diversity is the engine of outstanding achievements. People of different genders and from different cultures, working together as a team, provide a wide range of perspectives that usually result in better solutions. That’s why I’m so happy that women currently represent 25 percent of all Porsche Consulting staff—and that figure is on the rise. In 2019 alone, a third of new hires were women.

Eberhard Weiblen
Chairman of the Executive Board

Female employees at Porsche Consulting

Wenjia Su

Senior Consultant, Hamburg

“Our corporate culture is one of our success factors. We are a big family that practices mutual respect, whether we’re dealing with men or women.”

Laura Gualandris

Manager, Milan

“The true value of consulting is providing different intelligent views to our clients. At Porsche Consulting, we start from our diverse teams, where we integrate male and female perspectives to develop out-of-the-box solutions. With Women@PorscheConsulting, we want to empower all women to bring their unique touch to the project team, combining spontaneity and finesse.”

Karin Fess

Associate Partner, Stuttgart

As women are a minority in the consulting business (for the time being at least), I work with women less often than with men. Our internal Women@PorscheConsulting network offers me the ability to get to know my female colleagues quicker and better, to exchange ideas, and to discuss professional issues. That helps me to put together the best teams with the best know-how for our clients.”

Isabela Zatz

Consultant, São Paulo

“I am glad to be part of the Porsche Consulting team because as a woman I am respected and trusted. That gives me the confidence to drive things forward and bring about change.”

Birgit Engler

Partner, Stuttgart

“Our work in different industries and subject areas is multifaceted and requires us to combine a wide range of skills—diverse teams are a key success factor here.”

Fatou Sadikalay

Senior Consultant, Paris

“We are a unique and trusted partner to our clients for which we always make lasting impacts thanks to the mosaic of strong experience and skills at Porsche Consulting. Women@PorscheConsulting leverages the incredible facets and diversity of our network connecting us all over the world.”

Claudia Waldvogel

Senior Professional Knowledge Services, Stuttgart

“Respect, openness, tolerance, trust, and esteem are the basis of living diversity in all its facets. A fair way of dealing with each other within mixed teams is part of Porsche’s corporate culture. People are at the center of everything we do. We try to learn from one another and to strengthen each other, for there are often many paths to the same goal. Diversity means allowing new things to happen, enabling opportunities, and putting new ideas into practice with passion and sporting spirit.”

Ying Chun Tsui

HR Manager, Shanghai

“Working at Porsche Consulting means breaking through in incredible ways. It is a work environment that truly embraces and respects individualism, entrepreneurship, and flexibility.”

Elizabeth Snively

Senior Consultant, Palo Alto

„Truly innovative organizations know diversity of thought and experience are not differences overcome, but are actually a source of differentiation to be encouraged and celebrated.”

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Our activities

Talent Tuesday: Alice Lenarduzzi, Senior Consultant

May 24, 2022

Today we would like to introduce you to Alice Lenarduzzi, a Senior Consultant from our Porsche Consulting team in Milan. Alice works in the consumer goods industry and is an expert in operational excellence and managing projects to improve the sustainable footprint of companies. She develops solutions and sustainable designs to support our clients in overcoming the challenges they face along their transition journey. This includes creating transparency and traceability along the supply chain, transforming products towards the circular economy and changing the business model.

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Women@PorscheConsulting’s community meeting.

May 21, 2022

“We rise by lifting others!” was the motto of this year’s Women@PorscheConsulting’s community meeting. The community was officially founded three years ago and attaches great importance to professional development as well as building and expanding networks among women. This time we met – for the first time in person after two years – in Berlin.

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Sylvia Türcke, Managing Director at Schober Information Group

May 13, 2022

We had the pleasure to welcome Sylvia Türcke, Managing Director at Schober Information Group, at an event organized by our internal network Women@PorscheConsulting.

In a very open discussion, Sylvia gave us insights on her career path, answered all our questions and shared her personal learnings.

Dear Sylvia, thank you very much for your openness and valuable advice.

#WomenInLeadership #FemaleEmpowerment #WomenInConsulting #Networking

Talent Tuesday: Karoline Ramalho

April 19, 2022

Meet Karoline Ramalho, who works as a senior consultant in our Porsche Consulting office in São Paulo. Her team implements results-driven projects in the mobility industry. This includes all project stages, from developing initial ideas and concepts through to implementation together with our clients around the globe in order to support them with the challenges in their specific business. This also fascinated Karoline when she joined our team in Brazil. For Karoline, there was no better place to learn and be challenged at the same time.

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Talent Tuesday: Ramona Wolf

January 04, 2022

Get to know Ramona Wolf. At Porsche Consulting she is a senior expert for industrial goods in the field of construction, infrastructure and mining. She is responsible for aligning project ideas and drafting concepts with the management level. In doing so, Ramona always follows her vision: “leading exceptional people to extraordinary results with maximum joy”.

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Tina Müller, CEO of Douglas

December 13, 2021

Our Women@Porsche Consulting network had the chance to talk to Tina Müller, CEO of Douglas. At an intimate internal network event she shared personal learnings, career advice and gave valuable insights to our colleagues.

Thank you Tina Müller for being a role model and your constant effort to share your knowledge.

#WomenInLeadership #FemaleEmpowerment #Networking #Womensupportingwomen

Talent Tuesday: Dr. Catrin Ciemer

November 23, 2021

This week we would like to introduce you to Dr. Catrin Ciemer. As a senior consultant for Data Analytics she currently supports one of our clients in developing and improving their environmental, social and governance strategies to create a more sustainable and future-oriented business framework.

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Dr. Astrid Fontaine, member of the Board of Management at Bentley Motors

July 09, 2021

We had the pleasure to welcome Dr. Astrid Fontaine, member of the Board of Management at Bentley Motors for People, Digitalization and IT at an event of our internal network Women@PorscheConsulting.

In a very open conversation Astrid shared insights of her career, answered all of our questions and provided personal learnings and advice.

Dear Astrid, thank you for being an inspiration. We are looking forward to follow further changes you are driving in the Automotive industry.

#WomenInLeadership #FemaleEmpowerment #Networking #AutomotiveIndustry

Isabel Hochgesand, Chief Procurement Officer at Beiersdorf

July 09, 2021

We had the pleasure to listen to Isabel Hochgesand, Chief Procurement Officer at Beiersdorf, at an event of our internal network Women@PorscheConsulting.

Isabel gave us insights into her career and took the time to answer our questions about mentorship, combining career and family, and women in leadership positions.

Dear Isabel, thank you very much for your openness and valuable advice.

#WomenInLeadership #Networking #Career #FemaleEmpowerment

Barbara Frenkel, Member of the Executive Board at Porsche

June 10, 2021

It was a great pleasure to welcome Barbara Frenkel, Vice President Region Europe and future member of the Executive Board of Porsche AG at an event of our internal network Women@PorscheConsulting.

Thank you Barbara Frenkel for taking the time and giving us so many insights and such valuable advice. Companies need more bold women like you.

#womeninleadership #diversity #PorscheConsulting

#Diversity Day 2021

June 09, 2021

Gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality or religious affiliation do not matter to be a great employee for #PorscheConsulting. We celebrate diversity in all its facets and work continuously to become even more diverse.

#diversitymatters #celebratediversity #vielfaltverbindet #diversityday #ddt21

Gender Diversity

April 01, 2021

Tijen Onaran, Geschäftsführerin und Gründerin von GDW Global Digital Women GmbH, hat sich die Zeit für unser internes Netzwerk Women@PorscheConsulting genommen und wertvolle Insights und Ratschläge geteilt. Liebe Tijen, vielen Dank für deine Lautstärke beim Thema Gender Diversity.

International Women’s Day

March 08, 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is all about challenges. At #PorscheConsulting, we love facing challenges and solving problems – no matter whether men or women. If you want to learn more about life as a consultant as well as working at Porsche Consulting from a female perspective, register now for our digital HR event “Women in Consulting”: lnkd.in/d4jbcR7

Happy International Women's Day!

Charta der Vielfalt e.V.

August 24, 2020

Eberhard Weiblen (CEO), Claudia Kaiser (Diversity Manager) and the #PorscheConsulting team are proud to have signed the Charta der Vielfalt e.V., a German employer initiative to promote diversity in companies and institutions. By signing the Diversity Charter, we have made a commitment to foster and appreciate diversity and equal chances in our company culture and to create a working environment that is free of bias.

German Diversity Day

May 26, 2020, Stuttgart

We join in celebrating diversity on German Diversity Day —Charta der Vielfalt e.V.

Global Digital Women After Work Event

March 09, 2020, Berlin

"Lessons learned on the road to customer centricity" was the topic of yesterday’s GDW Global Digital Women GmbH After Work hosted by #PorscheConsulting. Our colleague Ines Maria Stögerer shared insights on how companies need to talk to their customers (not just about them), start a holistic transformation with full C-Level support, and also define the "why", "what" & "how" for their Digital Lab in order to be successful. Thanks to all the women who took part for the interesting discussions.

International Women’s Day

March 08, 2020

Is consulting a man’s world? Our answer in 2020 is: we are Porsche Consulting! International Women’s Day is the perfect opportunity to overcome any prejudices.

The number of female employees at #PorscheConsulting is growing, and we are always interested in receiving applications from new female talents. So dear women: apply to Porsche Consulting!

Business & Breakfast

February 21, 2020, Stuttgart

20 members of our network Women@PorscheConsulting met for the first Business & Breakfast session in Stuttgart. The event is a great opportunity to get to know female colleagues, network and exchange ideas.

Global Digital Women After Work Event

September 16, 2019, Berlin

“Why is digital transformation so hard?” Juliane Steinacker discussed this question with about 60 business women at yesterday’s GDW Global Digital Women GmbH after work event in Berlin hosted by Porsche Consulting.

Global Digital Women After Work Event

April 29, 2019, München

“Innovation-Driven Organization: Booster for your Digital Transformation”

About 80 business women discussed this topic yesterday at the GDW Global Digital Women GmbH after work event in Munich hosted by Porsche Consulting. Jana Golfmann and Katrin Fischer talked about Porsche Consulting’s Innovation Framework in their insightful keynote.

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