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Minneapolis / St. Paul

With the strong, active, and close-knit community of German-Americans in Minnesota, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Warburg Chapter provides a background for the community to meet and discuss important issues on the transatlantic agenda. The Chapter works in close partnership with German-American Chamber of Commerce (GACC); Germanic-American Institute and the honorary Consul; as well as the German Immersion School and the Center for German and European Studies.

The Chapter, on average, hosts ten events each year covering a wide range of topics including climate change, trade agreements, and foreign and security policy. In recent years, the Minneapolis/St. Paul Warburg Chapter hosted discussions with Dr. Céline-Agathe Caro, Senior Policy Analyst at the Washington office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS); Sven Egenter, Executive Director and Editor in Chief, klimafakten.de and Clean Energy Wire CLEW; and Wolfgang Niedermark, Head of Communications and Government Relations for the Berlin Office of BASF.

About the Chapter Director

Christa Tiefenbacher-Hudson
Co-Founder and Managing Director

A native of Germany, Christa Tiefenbacher-Hudson is Co-Founder and Managing Director of TripleInk, a multilingual marketing communications agency established in Minneapolis in 1991. Her responsibilities include general business management and development as well as strategic planning and direction of international and multicultural marketing communication and translation projects for clients such as AT&T, Cargill, Hyatt Hotels, Mayo Medical Laboratories, Mercedes Benz USA, St. Jude Medical, and TCF Bank, to name a few.

As a founding member of the German American Chamber of Commerce Midwest, Minnesota Chapter, Ms. Tiefenbacher-Hudson served as the Chamber’s President from 2000 to 2004, as Vice President from 2010 to 2016, and is now an Honorary Director.

From March 2010 until May 2016, she held the post of Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Minneapolis, with a consular district that encompasses Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin.