Professor Angela Maas is an internationally acknowledged and awarded expert in women's cardiology. She is a well-acclaimed lecturer and leads a centre for microvascular coronary disease with female patients from all over the world. In 2020 she was elected as a UN Women representative. She is an active member of many editorial boards and the author of several cardiology books. Her aim is to implement a more gender-sensitive cardiology care in clinical practice and to empower women working in healthcare and cardiology in particular.