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Ronith Schalast


Ronith is a scholar, activist, and feminist based in Berlin. She studied Political Science and Critical Studies at University College Maastricht and Pontifícia Unversidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro, and currently pursues a master’s degree in International Relations in Berlin and Sciences Po Paris. With an interdisciplinary approach to social science, she explores democratic decision-making processes, grassroots mobilisations and interest representation. Her personal focus lies in critical and intersectional perspectives on security and migration. Driven by the question of how our societies can achieve socially inclusive change, while being mindful of our environmental responsibilities, she recently joined the German NGO Germanwatch. Ronith also works as a facilitator in political youth education, where she enjoys creating spaces for critical reflection. In her spare time, she loves to learn languages, make music, and try out new dishes with her friends.


Updated May 2022