born 1959 in Cologne. Studied agricultural science, became a journalist for peace news, ecology, man/woman issues. She was a founding member of ZEGG, headed the Berliner Frauenrat e.V., organized women’s congresses and edited a magazine. She lived for 18 years in the peace research community Tamera in Portugal. She works for the magazine Zeitpunkt.ch in Switzerland, coaching groups in conflict resolution and community building. She loves theater and bread baking.