Janina initially joined Humanity in Action as an intern and quickly became a valuable team member. Since December 2020, Janina has worked as the project coordinator for Humanity in Action Germany. She previously worked for the Kreuzberger Kinderstiftung, which promotes educational justice and equal opportunities. She is currently a member of the supervisory board there. Janina grew up in Berlin and studied Politics and Law at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), close to the Polish border. In 2021, she spent one semester studying in Turku, Finland. Thus far, Janina’s main focus in her studies has been international public law and human rights protection. She was the Chairwoman of the General Students Committee at Viadrina University and the Chairwoman of the Viadrina Model United Nations university group.
Janina recently finished her master’s degree in International Affairs with a focus on Human Rights and Global Governance at the Hertie School in Berlin. Since August 2023, she has been a full-time staff member at the Humanity in Action office in Berlin.
Updated August 2023
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