I’m Saskia, a journalist and communications expert based in Cologne / Germany. I love to combine my passion for sustainability and empowering women with my experience in public relations:
currently as freelance PR manager for Futurewoman, a network for women in sustainability, and copywriter and social media manager for different institutions, preferably in the non-profit or health sector.
What happened before
From August 2015 until June 2020, I was press representative of the Catholic Women’s Association of Germany (kfd), the country’s largest organisation of female Catholics (350,000 members strong). I then spent six months in philanthropy / marketing with UNICEF Germany.
2021-2022 I had the great pleasure to manage a large social media powered fair fashion campaign for German NGO FEMNET.
I studied anthropology, romance languages (Spanish, French, Romanian), and communications at Göttingen University and Uppsala Universitet in Sweden, gaining a „Magister“ (~ M.A.) in 2006.
In 2011, I completed a one-year distance diploma in Sustainable Development Cooperation.
2021, I passed two two-months distance study vocational trainings in social media management and online marketing management. And I’m not done yet learning new things
German by birth, cosmopolitan at heart
I am based in Cologne now after ten years abroad (England, Sweden, Romania, Austria). Shorter professional assignments took me to Peru and Rwanda. Guess it helps that I speak eight languages at different levels of proficiency.
What I enjoy
In my spare time, you will most likely find me volunteering as runclub host (PM me if you want to join! It’s free and fun), in a rowing boat, on one of my three bicycles (yes, you read that correctly) or baking bread while listening to an audio book.
Please also get in touch via Linkedin for further information.