Bianca Derya Neumann is an undergraduate student of politics and economics. In her career she has specialized in Raw Materials and Energy Politics by working as a consultant for organizations like the European Federation of Geologists (EFG), Sachtleben Bergbau GmbH and interning at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). During her studies she engaged in several youth organizations by coordinating the delegation of Münster at the 2019 National Model United Nations New York (NMUN) and by being an active member of student network “sneep”, which deals with ethical questions in economy. Since 2012 she has volunteered as an integration assistant for refugee families in the city of Lennestadt. Due to her Turkish roots and international experience in several exchanges she is fluent in German, Turkish, English, and Spanish. By taking part in the project she hopes to become a part of a team of people with different backgrounds and interesting ideas to be able to contribute to the goal of Social Cohesion especially in Akron and Chemnitz.
Rise and Shine, Akron! Can Economic Inclusion Help the Rubber Capital Bounce Back?
Akron, Ohio, went from being the “Rubber Capital of the World” to one of the “losers of globalization.” This journey is as paradigmatic of the industrial heartland of the Midwest …