Franziska has worked for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH since 2009 and is currently responsible for the management of the project StartUp AsiaBerlin (SUAB). In this, Franziska closely collaborates with the Senate of Berlin, enpact e.V. and the three local hub managers in the Asian partner cities. Previously, she gained international working experience in Zambia and Thailand in the field of civil society participation and financial inclusion. Holding a Master Degree in Development Studies and a Bachelor in Business Administration, Franziska is interested in sourcing and supporting social entrepreneurs that seek innovative business solutions to solve global problems.