Prior to joining Wider Sense, Anne made various work experiences in the non-profit sector in the field of intercultural communication, organisational development and campaigning in Germany and France. When Anne is not working in the Wider Sense office, she is an activist at Gender Equality Media e.V. where she works against media sexism, leading a five-person team and media screening projects against the downplaying of violence against women.
Anne holds a German-French double bachelor’s degree in Intercultural European and American Studies and Applied Foreign Languages (Langues étrangères appliquées) and Public Law from the Martin Luther University and the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense. She completed her master’s degree at the University of Wroclaw (Poland) in Administration in International Organizations with a focus on EU-Institutions and International Public Law. With her thesis she analysed the reasons for the unequal representation of men and women among the different levels of judicial hierarchy in Germany and France in the context of international, European, and national gender equality policy and jurisprudence.
Name:Anne Marie Jacob
Why did you choose working for Wider Sense?
To not only identify social challenges, but also to be able to significantly drive and accompany societal change is why I am so glad to can support foundations and companies in their social commitment with my work at Wider Sense.
What is a random fact about you?
I think I am having a green thumb; I even grow my own lemon trees and dream of my own allotment garden with a little dacha.