Lena Altman

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Lena Altman is Chief Enabling Officer and Deputy CEO of the Foundation.

She formerly worked for Germany‘s Ministry of Education and Research, where she steered interdisciplinary scientific research clusters on education. Prior to that, she was employed at Action Reconciliation Service for Peace and at the Foundation of German Industry, where she developed and ran educational programs and helped build strategic political networks.

Lena has a long history of working in transatlantic and German American-Jewish relations, holding various positions at the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in New York and Berlin, including Director of ACCESS NY, AJC’s next generation program, Director of AJC’s Goldman Fellowship Program and as Director of Public Affairs at AJC’s Berlin office.

She received her Master’s degree in American Studies from the University of Bonn and studied Jewish Literature at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. She is a Young Leader of Atlantik Brücke.

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Andreas Eberhardt

Andreas Eberhardt

Founding Director and CEO
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Silke Muelherr

Silke Muelherr

Head of External Relations and Deputy CEO
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Lena Altman

Lena Altman

Chief Enabling Officer and Deputy CEO
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Luisa Maria Schweizer

Luisa Maria Schweizer

Program Director
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Derviş Hızarcı

Derviş Hızarcı

Program Director
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Steffen Jost

Steffen Jost

Program Director
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Alexander Busold

Alexander Busold

Program Manager
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Benjamin Fischer

Benjamin Fischer

Program Manager
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Fiona Krakenbürger

Fiona Krakenbürger

Programmmanagerin
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Ellen Brinkmann

Ellen Brinkmann

Political Communications Manager
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Agnieszka Schauff

Agnieszka Schauff

Office Manager
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Claudia Bischoff

Claudia Bischoff

Administration Manager
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Johannes Rudloff

Johannes Rudloff

Program Associate
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Melina Sánchez Montañés

Melina Sánchez Montañés

Managing Director Innovation Fund
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Raphael von Aulock

Raphael von Aulock

Analyst Innovation Fund
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