Considered "Industry rising talent" by the French Usine Nouvelle magazine and an appointed ambassador of the diversity network "Balance for Business" at Airbus, Annelise is a role model in the historically male dominated defence sector. Describing herself as someone who finds herself regularly in a "traveler frenzy", Annelise is traveling the globe not only as part of business obligations but also for pleasure, the most recent countries being Uzbekistan, Guatemala and Myanmar
As French diplomat living and working in the cosmopolitan German capital, Antoine embodies the German-French friendship and the European experience. Having initiated the very first Model G20 at ESCP Business School only three months after the first G20 summit in Washington in 2008, the Frenchman went on from simulating negotiations to taking part in them by joining the task-force of the presidency of the G8 and the G20 at the French Foreign Office during the financial crisis
Committed, active and open — those are three words that best describe GFYL alumni and GFYL speaker Claire. A sports fan, policy enthusiast and addict of Politico’s Morning Trade blog, she made one of her passions her profession when joining the principal French Sports Union as a Public Affairs specialist. Next to her sports engagements like handball and football, she is the Vice-president of the think tank Point d’aencrage, a French left-wing think tank focusing on political
Having joined the the German- French Young Leaders team already back in 2015, James is one of the longest members of the association. His calm nature and open smile take you in immediately when you talk to him about the role of the European Union for its Member States and in the world - a field he knows very well as he works in its very center: at the European Commission in Brussels. Having been part of the German-French Young Leaders team from the very beginning, James studi
Julia is one of the latest additions to the German-French Young Leaders org team and is based in the French capital. Originally from Cologne, Julia speaks French with hardly any accent contributing perfectly to her Germano-French-European personality. Living in the ville de lumière, Julia supports the team from the Paris-side with anything involving speakers, formats and content for the 2018 edition of the GFYL Conference that will take place in the French capital in May. Bes
Mehdi, former GFYL participant and patent engineer from Paris, talked to the German-French Youth Office about his thoughts on German-French relations, Europe and the digital revolution. Check out the interview in German and French below. Mehdi Mahammadi-Bouzina, originaire de Paris, travaille comme ingénieur brevets au cabinet Plasseraud et s’engage auprès de l’initiative „Sauvons l’Europe“. Il a participé cette année à la conférence German-French Young Leaders à Berlin réuni
Only some days before the 2017 edition of the German-French Young Leaders Programme, we talked to Julie, a business builder at Deutsche Ventures and co-founder of Keydock based in Berlin. As a Franco-German, Julie will contribute a very personal perspective to the Conference starting on 11 May 2017. Julie, what motivated you to participate in the GFYL Programme?
Simply the concept of a group of young and diverse people spending three intense days together and coming up with