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Yvonne Groth

Dipl.-Ing. Yvonne Groth was honored with the Engineer Woman Award at the opening ceremony of the FEMWORX Career Congress. An independent jury consisting of the members of the FEMWORX Congress Advisory Board had previously nominated four female experts for this prestigious prize.

The winner was honored on April 25 at the opening of the FEMWORX Career Congress. Dr. Kathrin Rüschenschmidt, Director Innovation Process & PMO at Emerson and member of the FEMWORX Advisory Board, presented the award as a member of the jury. Every year at HANNOVER MESSE, Deutsche Messe presents the Engineer Woman Award to a female expert who has made a special contribution to scientific and technical disciplines.

In Yvonne Groth, the jury selected a worthy recipient for the award. She studied agricultural sciences and environmental protection at the University of Rostock. In 2006, she joined the IBS Group as a project engineer; in 2015, she was appointed its Managing Director. She has been Managing Director of Dornier Construction und Service GmbH since 2022. In addition to her professional activities, Yvonne Groth has volunteered her time for the advancement of women for many years. Among other activities, she is involved in the cross-mentoring program 'Aufstieg in Unternehmen – Mentoring für Frauen in der Wirtschaft in M-V' aiming at career advancement and mentoring for women in companies in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. She is also a founder of the Welcome Center Mecklenburgische Seenplatte, a contact point not only for companies but also for women newly arriving in or returning to the Mecklenburg Lake District, with the aim of supporting recruitment, continuing employment, and retention of skilled workers. Furthermore, she arranges networking lunches for female executives in the corporate sector, and participates in a working group for academia/business collaboration.

Video of the award ceremony