Vita

  • From Business-Design-Mentoring to Speaking
    – Inspiring talks
    – Blind-Spot-Finder, Out-Of-The-Box-Thinker
  • From Business-Designer to Business-Design-Mentoring
    – Knowledge-Transfer
    – Business-Model-Design
  • From Designer to Business-Designer
    – Lecturer at Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany
    – > 300 clients and projects; business owner for > 20 years

Research

since 2018: »Raising Interpersonal Flow in Innovation Teams«; University of Gloucestershire (United Kingdom); DBA-Program (Doctorate in Business Administration)

Teaching Activities

  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm, Germany during the winter semester 2012/13 thru 2016/17 in the area of Media Design and Communication Design
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Mainz, Germany in the area of Media Technique and Typography and Print during the Summer Semester 2016

Awards

  • Finalist of 1st, 2nd and 3rd International Speaker-Slam Munich 2017 and 2018
    Triple World Record Owner
    of the major and longest Speaker-Slams worldwide
  • Dynamic Speaker Award 2017
    Women Rocking Business Speaker Retreat, Monterey (USA)
  • Winner in typography of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein (Schleswig-Holstein is one of the 16 federal states in Germany), 1989
  • Federal government winner (Germany) in typography, 1989

Chronological Order

  • Since 2018: “Women’s Springboard“ (www.WomensSpringboard.com); Founder & Owner
    Women’s Springboard is a platform and publishing house (German & English; worldwide delivery; Hardcover, Paperback, eBook) to support women experts in being more visible; integration of TARNET-Women in Women’s Springboard
  • 2016-2018: “TARNET-Women“; Founder & Owner
    TARNET-Women is a Women’s network in Germany for Women, who reach their goals
  • Since 2014: “12xDesks“ (www.12xDesks.de); Founder & Owner
    Ideation, Prototyping, Development of a Business Model for a flexible Standing Desk System, which supports 1:1-Communikation. It fits for Agile Methods, Design Thinking and innovative event-settings like World Café
  • 2012-2018: “Life + Care Communications“; Founder & Owner (integrated in this site now)
    Projects (examples):
    Kompetenzzentrum Erneuerbare Energien Rheingau-Taunus e.V. (KEE); Verbraucherzentrale Hessen: Support Program of the Federal State of Hessen and the European Union; Regional Renewable Energies
    Ministry of Economics Rheinland-Pfalz, Department Innovation: Development of a Business Model: Ideation and Foundation of InnoNet HealthEconomy (24.11.2014); 23 Founding Members belonging to Research (Universities), Economy, Health Insurance; Members: Boehringer Ingelheim, Abbvie, Debeka, Lohmann & Rauscher, Techniker Krankenkasse, TRON and more; Goal: Leveraging Health Economy in the Federal State of Rheinland-Pfalz; Networking; Development of Business Models; the Foundation is supported by three Ministries (Economics, Education, Health)
  • 2002-2008 Co-Founder of Lions-Club Kaiserin Friedrich in Bad Homburg 
  • 1997-2005 Member of Junior Chamber International (JCI)
  • 1996 – 1999: Academic studies of Business Administration at Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie Mainz, Betriebswirtin (vwa)
  • 1994 – 2012: Freelancer
  • 1989 – 1994: Academic studies in Communicationdesign at FH Mainz; Diplom-Kommunikationsdesignerin (FH)
    Working Experiences during academic studies:
    Linotype (Type foundry)
    Adrian Frutiger in Paris (Type Designer; creator of »Univers«, »Frutiger«, »Avenir« and more)
    Advertising Agencies, e.g. GGK (Advertising)
    Tradefair-Department of Hoechst AG (International Events & Tradefairs)
  • 1986 – 1989: recognized occupation requiring formal training as a Typographer/Media Designer;
    Winner in typography of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein (Schleswig-Holstein is one of the 16 federal states in Germany), 1989;
    Federal government winner (Germany) in Typography, 1989
  • 1984 – 1986: Technical Diploma

* October 12, 1967 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany