Consulting Experience

Post in: German

Strategic Consulting and Advising

  • Consulting for diverse firms and organizations
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Project: Berufsbezogene Weiterbildung in Deutschland (2012-2015). Funding agency: Hans Boeckler Foundation
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Technical University of Munich, Institute for Advanced Studies (TUM-IAS) (since 2012)
  • Member of the board of trustees of berufundfamilie gGmbH, Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung, Frankfurt a.M. ( 2011)
  • Focus group for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2011)
  • Steering Committee Member, Recruitment and Retention of High-Skilled Workers in the Aachen region ( (2011)
  • Consultant, Aachen Employment Agency and Working Group (SGB II) for the retention and recruitment of returning high-skilled workers (2011)
  • Founding member of Innovation in Aachen for a Family-Friendly City and Working Culture (2010-11)
  • International Expert for the Workshop „Living the Digital Revolution: the European Society in the year 2030“, Workshop Series COST Foresight 2030, European Cooperation in Science and Technology Office (ESF).  7.-9. October 2009. Bruges, Belgium
  • Steering Committee Member and Treasurer, German University Association of Advanced Graduate Training (GUAT) (since 2009)
  • Advisor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (since 2009)
  • Round Table about Gender and the City of Aachen (2007-2011)

At RWTH Aachen University

  • Commissioner of Professorial Hiring and Negotiations (2008-2011)
  • Director, Center for Doctoral Studies (2008-2011)
  • Jury member of the award „Famous for Family“ of the Parent-Service-Office (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Member, Steering Committee, Henry Ford Scholarship Program (2008-2011)
  • Member, Strategy Board (2007/2008)
  • Member, Integration Team for Gender and Diversity Management Steering Committee (2007-2011)
  • Member, Equal Opportunities Commission (2007-2008)
  • Organization Committee, „Centennial Celebration of Women’s Right to Study at RWTH Aachen University“ (2007-2009)
  • Representative, „Mobilizing People“ Measure of the Excellence Initiative (2007-2011)

… in Research

  • Jury Member, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Family Research (Zeitschrift für Familienforschung) (2010-2015)
  • Reviewer: Social Forces, European Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, Work and Occupations, Social Science Research, Zeitschrift für Familienforschung, Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung, Sociological Focus, City & Community, International Sociology, Time & Society, among others
  • Advisor, Network for Cross-National Insights on the Household Division of Labor (for Transcoop Programme Project by Treas and Drobnic) (2007)
  • Grant Proposal Reviewer: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on Transnationalization for International Sociology. Issue 3, 2008