Lena Altman

Foundation Team

Lena Altman is Co-CEO

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.

Foundation Team

Lena Altman

Lena Altman

Co-CEO
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Silke Muelherr

Silke Muelherr

Co-CEO
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Steffen Jost

Steffen Jost

Head of Program
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Benjamin Fischer

Benjamin Fischer

Lead Group-based Hatred
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Adriana Koch

Adriana Koch

Lead Impact
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Luisa Maria Schweizer

Luisa Maria Schweizer

Lead Democracy
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Miriam Menzel

Miriam Menzel

Program Manager
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Raphael von Aulock

Raphael von Aulock

Program Manager
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Jan Wilkens

Jan Wilkens

Program Manager
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Johannes Rudloff

Johannes Rudloff

Program Manager Academic Grants
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Sarah Florence Gaebler

Sarah Florence Gaebler

Head of Enabling
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Jonathan Duetsch

Jonathan Duetsch

Grants Manager
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Claudia Riese

Claudia Riese

HR & Finance Manager
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Ellen Brinkmann

Ellen Brinkmann

Head of Communications
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Daniela Oberstein

Daniela Oberstein

Political Communications Manager
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Mosch Khanedani

Mosch Khanedani

Manager External Relations
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Dagmar Reindl

Dagmar Reindl

Executive Assistant
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Anna Dingler

Anna Dingler

Professional Year Trainee
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Chantal Knopp

Chantal Knopp

Professional Year Trainee
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