Silke Muelherr

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Silke Muelherr is Co-CEO.

She represents the Foundation’s mission to society at large. She connects with potential partners and establishes networks in the political and civic communities. With her journalistic experience, she guides and communicates the Foundation’s projects and is the contact person for all media enquiries.

Silke formerly headed the foreign news desk at WELT, one of Germany’s leading national newsgroups. Prior to that, she reported as EU and NATO correspondent from Brussels. In these various roles, she observed and documented the attacks on democratic structures and the rise of antisemitism both in Germany and Europe.
Silke is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for European Politics (Institut für Europäische Politik), a non-profit organisation dedicated to the study of European integration.

She studied political science and international law at the universities of Freiburg and Melbourne, Australia.

Foundation Team

Lena Altman

Lena Altman

Co-CEO
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Silke Muelherr

Silke Muelherr

Co-CEO
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Benjamin Fischer

Benjamin Fischer

Program Director
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Steffen Jost

Steffen Jost

Program Director
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Luisa Maria Schweizer

Luisa Maria Schweizer

Program Director
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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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Johannes Rudloff

Johannes Rudloff

Program Associate
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Sarah Florence Gaebler

Sarah Florence Gaebler

Grants Manager
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Jonathan Duetsch

Jonathan Duetsch

Grants Manager
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Claudia Riese

Claudia Riese

Enabling und HR Manager
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Ellen Brinkmann

Ellen Brinkmann

Political Communications Manager
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Mosch Khanedani

Mosch Khanedani

Manager External Relations
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Daniela Oberstein

Daniela Oberstein

Political Communications Manager
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Dagmar Reindl

Dagmar Reindl

Executive Assistant
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Chantal Knopp

Chantal Knopp

Professional Year Trainee
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Professional Year Trainee
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