Emily Hruban joined the Bertelsmann Foundation in December 2015 as a project manager for transatlantic relations. Her focus is German-American relations.
At the Bertelsmann Foundation, Emily manages Newpolitik, a project that aims to elucidate German foreign and domestic policy decisions for an American and European audience. She is currently working on a project that explains the priorities and concerns of U.S. citizens across the country.
In 2012, Emily moved to Germany through a professional development fellowship from the U.S. Congress and the German Bundestag. Her fellowship enabled her to take classes in Mainz and complete an internship at BASF, a German chemical company.
Following the fellowship, Emily pursued a master’s degree in transcultural studies from Heidelberg University, where she researched war crimes trials following the Second World War. She also worked at SAP, a German software company.
Emily holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago, where she majored in anthropology and minored in German. She speaks German fluently.
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