B.A. in Neuroscience with departmental honors, Bryn Mawr College, USA
Thesis Title: The LPP and Emotion Regulation in the Context of Stigma and Implicit Bias
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Compton
Minor: Economics 
GPA: 3.84/4.0 Academic distinction: magna cum laude
September 2020 – May 2024
High school diploma (Abitur), Amandus-Abendroth Gymnasium, Cuxhaven, Germany August 2016 – July 2019

Business & Investing Experience

Student Impact Investing Board (SIIB) (Haverford College, USA) 
Board Member
– Monitored investments
– Delivered weekly presentations with company updates
– Took ad-hoc calls with entrepreneurs and investors
– Maintained the club blog with investment updates
– Screened companies for new investment opportunities
January 2023 – May 2024
Trampolin (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 
Fintech developing mobile apps for the inclusion of younger generations in the financial market
– Analyzed the German online banking market with a focus on how Generation Z’s cultural and financial background influences its saving and spending behavior
– Presented my findings to the five Start Up founders in Portuguese
July 2019  August 2019
ALWISTRA (Cuxhaven, Germany) 
Tax advice and accounting
– Catered to 10+ clients to address their needs, directed them to the appropriate support office
– Organized firm’s inventory of 100+ files to increase efficiency and avoid legal issues caused by inconsistent data
– Processed financial information for 10+ clients, including food businesses, hotels, and private persons using the software DATEV and transmitted data to the collection office
June 2019 – July 2019
StartUp Academy (Vallendar, WHU, Germany) 
Participant, 1st place
– Created a business plan for an app connecting city residents interested in gardening to farmers with unused land
– Successfully pitched the app with two other participants in the final round of competition
November 2018

Internships & Training

Innovation Academy (Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany) 
Generalist intern
– Researched projects that focus on sustainability in Basel and Barcelona
– Created social media posts and an Instagram marketing strategy
– Used human-centered design and design-thinking concepts to improve student tours
– Researched the effects of biodiversity on mental health and presented my findings to 13 company representatives
– Wrote four blog posts in German
– Produced an educational video on zero-waste cosmetics
May 2023 – August 2023
Design thinking workshop series (Haverford College, USA) 
– Learned business models and core features of social entrepreneurship in a three-week workshop series led by David Castro at Haverford College
– Conducted empathy interviews with other participants
– Defined the challenge of the user, and suggested multiple solutions
– Studied the process of prototyping and testing
October 2022 – November 2022
Adjacent Academies (online) 
– Acquired coding, project management, and presentation skills during a 4-week boot camp-style program by creating and presenting weekly projects including interactive websites and games
– Coordinated weekly projects between group members located in different time zones
June 2021  – July 2021
“Jugendwerkstatt Wandelbar” (Lauterbach, Germany) 
– Elaborated a manifesto for sustainable agriculture with a group of 20 agricultural experts, entrepreneurs, students, and interested individuals in a 3-week program with 100 participants
– Discussed our ideas with the German environment minister Svenja Schulze
August 2019

Other Work Experience

Bryn Mawr College Writing Center (Bryn Mawr, USA) 
Tutor specialized in multilingual writing and STEM
– Supported students’ development of critical thinking and discussion skills
– Mediated between students’ needs and academic requirements
– Helped students with academic papers in various disciplines
September 2021  February 2022
Schülerhilfe (Cuxhaven, Germany) 
Tutor for math, chemistry, German, and English
– Taught students from age 5 to 22
– In-person and online tutoring
– Developed English teaching curriculum
– Supported students with school assignments
– Explained concepts they did not understand in school
November 2019 – April 2020

Leadership & Activities

 BMC Sustainable Fashion Club (Bryn Mawr College, USA) 
Co-founder, co-president, and treasurer
– Taught the Bryn Mawr community sustainable fashion practices, e.g., upcycling, mending, minimalism, and conscious consumptio
– Organized groups that volunteer at a non-profit fabric recycling store in Philadelphia
– Hosted book clubs during semester breaks involving bi-weekly discussions
– Ensured continuation of the club by training underclassman in club budget managing, workshop hosting, and communication with student engagement
September 2022  May 2024
RhythmN’Motion Dance Company (Bryn Mawr College, USA) 
– Participated in weekly dance practices
– Performed and arranged choreographies connected to the African diaspora
– Stage managed two dance shows with ca. 120 performers and 30+ pieces
September 2022 – May 2023
English Teacher (Casablanca, Morocco) 
– Taught English to 40 students from 7-53 years old
– Shared Western culture and learned about Moroccan culture during small group conversations (1-3 students)
September 2022
Bi-Co Effective Altruism (Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, USA) 
Organizer and community health representative
– Led and participated in weekly discussions about the theory of effective altruism and how it can be put into practice
– Contributed to weekly organizing meetings
– Organized a retreat each semester. My responsibilities included finding a venue and managing the club’s finances
– Developed and held workshops on moral dissonance, and choosing a career path
January 2022 – January 2023
Mujeres (Bryn Mawr College, USA) 
– Hosted and participated in events and get-togethers during the school year to share Latin-American culture with the Bryn Mawr community
September 2021  May 2024
Fridays for Future (Cuxhaven, Germany) 
– Organized and led protests with more than 2000 participants
– Delivered speeches on how climate change affects young people’s lives
– Advised local politicians on climate-friendly city planning and community development
– Coordinated events hosted by “Rettet das Cuxwatt”, “NABU” and “Fridays for Future”
June 2019 – October 2021

Awards & Honors

Jugend Forscht (Cuxhaven, Germany) 
1st  place (regional)
– Studied the ingestion of microplastics by the common ditch shrimp (Palaemon varians)
– Gained experience in working with fluorescent microplastic, fluorescence microscope, and frozen samples
– Compiled my results in a scientific research paper
– Communicated my findings to scientists and an audience of laypeople
February 2017 – March 2017
Meereswettbewerb (Cuxhaven, Germany) 
1st place (national)
– Studied the abundance of microplastic in the Wadden Sea and the effect of microplastic ingestion by ragworms (Nereis diversicolor)
– Collected data during a weeklong field study on the research vessel ALDEBARAN
– Compiled my results in a scientific research paper
– Communicated my findings to scientists and an audience of laypeople
February 2017 – March 2017


LanguagesGerman (native), Portuguese (native), English (near-native fluency), Spanish (advanced), French (beginner)
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