Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

2017 - Philia, Berlin, Germany (current)

Co-founder at a social enterprise for women's empowerment. We are active in 14 countries across four continents.


2017 - impACT, Berlin, Germany (current)

Consortium member of a social entrepreneurship movement focussed on fragile environments such as Iraq and Afghanistan


2017 - OpenFees, Abuja, Nigeria (current)

Member of board of advisors of an NGO that provides access to secondary school education


2017 - eHealth Africa, Kano, Nigeria

User research projects on vaccine delivery and electronic patient records (3 months)


2016 - Africa's Voices, Cambridge, UK

Research Consultancy for UNICEF Somalia (3 months)


2014 - IBM Research Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

User research project on e-Learning for nurses in rural areas (3 months)


2013 - Medexo, Berlin, Germany

User research and online marketing for online-based medical second opinions (6 months freelance appointment)


2011 - Niwant, Pune, India

Research assistance and donor relations at an NGO for blind college students (3 months internship) 



2013 - University of CambridgePh.D. Psychology

2012 - LSE, M.Sc. Social Psychology
2011 - EBS, B.Sc. International Business 
2011 - Kedge BS, B.Sc. International Business

Inner Work

since 2003 - Yoga and Meditation Practice

Various practices, currently Ashtanga Yoga and Vedanta-inspired meditation


since 2017 - Work with Amazonian Shamanism

Regular ceremonies and treatments with various Amazonian healing modalities


2018 - Course in Shamanic Healing

Course in energetic healing based by Inadevi


2013, 2014, 2016 - Spiritual Journeys, India

During these journeys I spent several months at yogic monasteries in Madurai, Lonavla and Haridwar


2014 - Muir Wood and Ferguson Scholarship

Social Engagement

2016 - Babysitting for Student Community Action

2015 - Babysitting for Wellcome

2012 - Summer Camp, Kids Company London
2009 - Building homes for Habitat for Humanity