We cannot change what we are not aware of,
and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.

S. Sandberg

about us

we.lead is a think tank consisting of female scientists and lecturers in the field of management science and psychology.

Our goal is to foster female empowerment in the field of entrepreneurship & leadership by accelerating the transfer of gender topics from academia to practice – and from practice to entrepreneurship & management education.

We want to achieve this by distributing latest thinking and research findings in our blog and by the establishment of research projects related to women’s entrepreneurship & leadership.

We offer a platform for scientists and practitioners who are looking for a high quality exchange of experience, inspiration and opportunities for cooperation.

the team

Tanja Reimer

“Digital power has changed the way women’s issues can be communicated. Let´s use this strong empowerment tool to feature scientific results that build bridges between academia and practice. What makes me a builder? I did a PhD in Technology and Innovation Management at the Technical University of Berlin and I love working together with other dedicated people striving for change. My current research and projects focus on gender issues in the field of digitalization (women as leaders and founders in a digitalized world) and corporate governance (women on boards).”

Kirsten Mikkelsen

"Feminist Economics and gender as a social category are the center of my research interest. In my PhD thesis I currently investigate the construction of women entrepreneurs' self-efficacy against the background of symbolic power of manhood in entrepreneurship. Since I have personally been on the start-up journey and frequently get in contact with women entrepreneurs and business leaders I know first-hand how important a more equal access to both entrepreneurship research and entrepreneurship in practice is. Also a new more heterodox approach to the concept of entrepreneurship could shift the yet androcentric perspective to a more gender sensitive one. I am driven by questions regarding social and gender justice."

Johanna Degen

“Let science inspire practice in a reciprocal process for both sided gain.“ That is my personal vision, which is based on 8 years of experience in the private sector in both Germany and Denmark, where I worked my way up, after a dual vocational training, being a bartender to chief of staff and ending up in the upper management for the last 5 years. Through the years I studied part time educational science, psychology and economics, which I completed with two Master degrees. Currently I am doing my PhD in collaboration between Europa-Universität Flensburg in Germany and the University of Oslo in Norway, analyzing the social, economic and individual consequences of the gender quota in publicly traded companies from a psychological perspective.

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Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about.

S. Sandberg



Tanja Reimer

Kirsten Mikkelsen

Johanna Degen


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E-Mail: tanja@welead.eu

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