Mareike is a high school teacher for German, English and Drama in Wiesbaden, Germany and a delegate to the International Department of the Ministry of Education in Hesse, Germany. She is on a mission to connect all learning to the UN Global Goals and therefore shares ideas as a speaker and author with teachers all over the world. As a member of the Pestalozzi Program, the Council of Europe program for the professional development of teachers and education actors and as a UNESCO delegate for the role of teachers in Peace and Sustainable Development, a top 50 finalist in the Global Teacher Prize 2015 and Teacher Prize Jury Member 2017, she supports an education that fosters intercultural competences and active citizenship. She is a Fellow for the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in Kansas. Her ideas are published in public speeches such as “Teaching – The Most Important Profession in the World”, given at TEDxHeidelberg. She is writing a book about global education and wants to produce a documentary about intercultural teaching and learning.
Global Educator and High-School Teacher
Main Pillar: Education
Areas of Expertise: Sustainable Development and Global Goals
Country of Origin: Germany
City of Residency: Berlin, Germany