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Virginia Sondergeld

Virginia Sondergeld

Research Associate of the Gender Economics Research Group

Ph.D. Student of the Public Economics Department

Research Topics and Working Areas
Virginia is a research associate in DIW's research group Gender Economics since October 2020. She joined the Berlin School of Economics as a PhD student in 2019. She holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from Goethe University, Frankfurt.
Before her doctoral studies, Virginia gained two years of professional experience in economic consulting as an Economic Analyst at NERA Economic Consulting in the company's energy and infrastructure practice.
Virginia is Co-founder and Chair of the Board of The Women in Economics Initiative (e.V.) since July 2019.

 

Publications

VoxEU Column

Few top positions in economics are held by women

2021 | Philip Hanspach, Virginia Sondergeld, Jess Palka
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2023

Corporate Reporting Provides Insight into Companies’ Commitment to Gender Equality

2023| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Philipp Alexander Thompson, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2023

Number of Women on Boards of Large Companies Keeps Growing: Momentum from Inclusion Requirement, However, Is Waning

2023| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2023

Gender Parity on Top Boards Is Still a Far-off Goal, and It Is Time for Companies to Take Action: Editorial

2023| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Philipp Alexander Thompson, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 3/4 / 2023

Anstieg des Frauenanteils in Vorständen hat sich wieder verlangsamt: Interview

2023| Virginia Sondergeld, Erich Wittenberg
DIW Wochenbericht 3/4 / 2023

Berichterstattung in Jahresabschlüssen von Unternehmen lässt Rückschlüsse auf deren Engagement für Gleichstellung zu

2023| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Philipp Alexander Thompson, Katharina Wrohlich
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Few Top Positions in Economics Are Held by Women

In: VoxEU.org (15.02.2021), [Online-Artikel] | Philip Hanspach, Virginia Sondergeld, Jess Palka

Lectures

Vortrag

Women's Managerial Representation and the Gender Pay Gap

Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
Basel, Schweiz, 11.09.2022 - 14.09.2022
| Big Data in Economics: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2022
Vortrag

Women's Managerial Representation and the Gender Pay Gap

Virginia Sondergeld
[Online], 09.12.2021
| Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen, DIW Berlin: [Webinar]

Research Projects

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