since Oct. 2013
Fine Arts Studies with focus on Painting and Drawing (B.F.A.), University of Fine Arts (HBK Essen), Germany

1999 – 2013
Employed as Assistant Intercultural Communication

1996 – 98
Study program State-certified Translator, Academy for Translation and Interpretation (W.D.S.), Würzburg Germany

1995 – 96
Study abroad in France and Spain

1991 – 95
Diploma study program (B.A.) applied linguistics and cultural studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany

1987 – 88
Parliamentary Sponsorship Program (PPP)
Scholarship of the German Bundestag and US Congress, Southridge High School, Indiana, USA

born in Lauda-Königshofen (district Stuttgart, Germany)