Sophia Bickhardt, Project Head

Coordinator and trainer of local and European projects

Social scientist; lecturer, trainer and project coordinator since 2004; cooperation with Arbeit und Leben e.V., socio-cultural centres in Berlin, Berlin’ State Agency for Civic Education 2004-2016, Federal Agency for Civic Education; European educational projects (PLL, Erasmus+) since 2008


Heidrun Schmidtke, Project manager

Financial manager of weltgewandt, trainer of local intercultural projects,

Sociologist with focus on empirical social research, co-author of numerous studies, experienced in projects on civic engagement and in European cooperation (PLL, Erasmus+)


Beate Briest, Trainer

Trainer of local intercultural and European projects

Business economist, manager of European educational projects (Youth in Action, PLL), individual coaching of migrants and newcomers, cooperation in intercultural projects (“welcome culture”, Erasmus+)


Natalija Jaeger, Trainer

Trainer of local intercultural and European projects

Pedagogue, teacher of integration courses, co-worker in intercultural education projects (LSK, Willkommenskultur, Erasmus+)


Ingrid Hohenleitner, Project manager

Project developer and trainer in intercultural European cooperations

Economist with focus on labour market and social policy, active in the social and artistic field, e.g. individual case support, work with refugees, development of social arts projects


Rafaela Subaie, Trainer

Trainer of local intercultural and European projects

Educational consultant for migrants and refugee women, competence assessment (ProfilPASS) and systemic coach


Peter Zaunigk, Project manager

Public relations, website administration

Management assistant for office communication, involved in European projects (PLL, Erasmus+), developer of brain-compatible teaching and learning materials


Jochen Kramer, Project manager

Public relations, quality management

Psychologist for work and organisational development, systemic consultant; head of a social community centre 2001-2017


Ulrich Balling, Project manager

Public relations, website administration

Studied linguistics and computer science, active in projects on economic education (Erasmus+)