Svenja Geerken, B.Sc. joined the nova-Institute in 2018 and is working in the communication department.
With her background in European policy and social psychology she is responsible for the dissemination and communication of the EU funded projects MAGIC and BioRECO2VER as well as for the BBI JU demo project Pulp2Value. Moreover, she is part of the nova press team. Her tasks there include writing and editing press releases, coordinating the monthly nova-Newsletter and maintaining the nova Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. At the nova-conferences she is in charge of the MatchMaking booth and supports the participants in finding their meeting partners.
Background and expertise
Svenja studied Social Science at the University of Cologne. Within her Bachelor she focused on environmental and agricultural policy in the EU. Beside her studies she worked in the broad cast TV channel WDR as student assistant. As part of her voluntary work at Amnesty International, she also organized a lecture series at her university on “Human Rights and World Nutrition in Times of Climate Change”. This October she will start her on-the-job master’s degree in “Business Communication and Rhetoric” at the University of Koblenz-Landau.
Source: nova-Institut GmbH, 19-05-07.