Dr Katrin Rehak

Dr Katrin Rehak, Gender Summit speaker

Head of Section, Science and Research, Robert Bosch Foundation, Germany

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Dr Katrin Rehak  is currently Head of Section „Science and Research“ at the Robert Bosch Foundation, one of the major German foundations associated with a private company. Here, she is responsible for topics such as “Women in Science”, “Strengthening Science in Germany and Europe” and “Science Communication”. Katrin Rehak is a trained geologist and conducted research in the field of Tectonic Geomorphology at different universities, for example in Potsdam, Stanford and Edinburgh.

From 2009 to 2014 Katrin Rehak worked for the Helmholtz Association, the largest German research organization, in the Head Office Berlin, last as Director Science Policy. She is particularly interested in the general conditions convincing young talents to enter science and enabling excellent research.