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NYC: Inclusive Foreign Policy: The Role of Culture in Transatlantic Affairs
October 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
The American Council on Germany and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York will host a discussion and luncheon with Michelle Müntefering, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office.
Michelle Müntefering has been Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office since March 2018. Concurrently, she has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2013 and has served as Vice President of the Deutsch-Türkische Gesellschaft e.V. Berlin since June 2015. Prior to her appointment as Minister of State, Ms. Müntefering was the spokesperson of the SPD parliamentary group on cultural relations and education policy from 2015 to 2017. Ms. Müntefering’s political career began in 2002, when she became the Deputy Chair of the SPD in her hometown of Herne. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a focus on economics and participated in a traineeship at Vorwärts Verlagsgesellschaft (publishing house) in Berlin from 2008 to 2010.