Dr. Anne Graefer

Main focus: Gender & Diversity in Tech

Twitter handle: @AnneGraefer

Websites/blogs: https://www.genderiq.de/ , http://bcu.academia.edu/AnneGraefer

Languages: German, English

City: Munich

Country: Germany

Topics: emotions, digital cultures, gender, diversity for leaders, diversity in tech, inclusive work environments

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Coaching, Interview


Hi, I am Dr. Anne Graefer. I am the founder of GenderIQ, a gender & diversity consultancy based in Munich, Germany. We are working mainly with Startups, illustrating how diversity and inclusion can help them succeed. My background is in academia. For over ten years I have been teaching and researching gender and digital cultures at UK Universities. My research focus on the emotional quality of digital media and is published in two books and numerous peer reviewed academic journal articles.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Fearless Culture Podcast: Masculinity at work

Ein Gespräch mit Dr. Anne Graefer, Wissenschaftlerin, Beraterin für Gender und Inklusion und die Gründerin von Gender IQ über das traditionelle Frauenbild in Deutschland, den Mythos der Rabenmutter und die neue Re-Traditionalisierung zur glamourösen #Hausfrau. Welchen Einfluss diese Stereotypen auf die Wirtschaft und iher Entwicklung haben, was es bedeutet Mann zu sein, Masculinity und die gesellschaftliche Überforderung über die binäre Ordnung hinauszublicken.

This talk is in: German
Managing Working Women’s Double Burden

Exploring how the double burden of working women creates a balancing act that affects many areas of life, including mental and physical health, as well as equality.

This talk is in: English
Existenzangst in der Münchner Kreativszene

Panel discussion about anxiety amongst freelancers. I was there to talk about my own personal experiences as well as my academic knowledge in the connections between emotions and wider societal power structures and workplace culture. My blog post to this topic can be found here: https://www.genderiq.de/blog/living-in-competition-anxiety

This talk is in: German