She is an original thinker and compassionate global citizen, Anja founded Theia International in 2018. 2019 she was nominated by the ZEIT Foundation for the Marion Doenhoff Prize for International Understanding and Reconciliation and awarded as one of the Top 100 Leaders of Global Education (Dubai). Theia International is UNESCO (BNE) partner. The global education program for students is selected as one of the most innovative programs in Germany.
Anja works and empowers at the interface between capital market, non-profit and social-entrepreneurship, health care and new technologies, innovation, and tradition, ecology, and sustainability. Anja designed THEIA to identify, inspire and enable young talents by sending them out into uncharted territories of new ideas and insane potential.
Anja understands the circular economy as a transition on its own. Therefore, she focuses the programs and projects on the development of a global mindset in a human-centered and earth-saving manner. Native German with a double nationality – 30 years international experiences – Cosmopolitan lived and worked in Europe (Germany Cologne, Frankfurt | France Annecy, Marseille); United Kingdom – London | Luxembourg City | Switzerland – Geneva | China – Hong Kong | Latin America – Caracas | Africa – Kenya, Botswana, Namibia, and Morocco – Marrakesh, and is fluent in German, English, French.
Anja powerfully feels that the “THEIA life & career journey” is a tangible way to enact the needed change. The journey enables young people opportunities to develop the global mindset needed for creating a sustainable, harmonious, difference in our ever-changing global society.
Transition and transformation need people with an inclusive identity that reflects their sense of connection with other people, aspects of nature – especially in the trade-off between socio-economic challenges and digital progress. With an international team of multidisciplinary experts, alongside lighthouse companies and project partners, she is fuelling the young generation of originals by bridging them to the wonders of the world and enables them to become catalysts who learn, think, and act in a unique and unifying way.
The time to change is now and everlasting. Global networker, independent executive advisor of international leading companies, foundations, and NPOs, graduated lawyer (Passau, Munich, Cardiff, Thessaloniki, Maastricht), award-winning campaigner (Marketing Club Luxembourg) international branding strategist (RTL-Stiftung/Mario Götze; missio e.V. – Pope Benedikt XVI.; Biotech meets Chancellor Gerhard Schröder), developer of a resilience academy for young high-potentials.
Former Director Asset Management Company, Lead IPO and Investor Relations Manager (IT, Biotech, Pharmacy, Healthcare, Solar Energy, Finance), founder of advisory networks and think tanks in Reputation Management, Ethical Investments, and CSR. A dear Soul Sister with a global mindset and generous spirit inspired by goodness and gratitude. The empowered and eminent group of #G100 is stronger with your presence and leadership.