References

My specialized knowledge is based upon many years of experience as consultant and project manager in international organizations. In the course of this work I was able to develop a wide-ranging network of contacts that have proven to be advantageous especially for career counseling.

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
Career Counselor since 2006
Individual career counseling and training programs for international public policy graduates

CDS International, New York
European Representative since 2005
International career training, quality internship placements, intercultural counseling

WIIS.de, Women in International Security, Berlin
Board Member since 2005
Career and professional development skills training for WIIS.de members working in foreign and security policy

InWent, Development Policy Forum, Berlin
Team Leader at EU Summit and African Partnership Forum 2007
Coordinated up to 100 liaison officers assisting international government delegations

Charité Hospital, International Health Summer School, Berlin
Lecturer 2007
Career training for international health experts from Asia, Africa and South America

Tönissteiner Kreis, Berlin
Interim Executive Director 2000 – 2005
Established head office in Berlin; oversaw relaunch of this leading international network comprising 750 professionals worldwide in business, politics and academia

U.S. Embassy, New Traditions Network, Berlin
Network Coordinator 2000 - 2002
Founding concept and establishment of a transatlantic network of 200 partner organizations

American Academy in Berlin
Associate Director 1998 – 1999
Launched and managed the institution during its founding year; responsible for programs and special events, personnel and general administration, finance and budgeting

Robert Bosch Foundation, International Relations, Stuttgart
Project Manager 1987 – 1998
Established the 'Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program' in its initial phase; provided quality assignments in government, business and nonprofit sectors; designed seminars and study tours within Europe; supported intercultural mentoring programs

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