Katharina is a Sport Scientist and worked for the German Paralympic Sport Federation, Section of Lower-Saxony from 2010 - 2015. Since April 2015 she joined the UNESCO Chair "Transforming the Lives of People with Disabilities, their Families and Communities through Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness" at the Institute of Technology in Tralee, Ireland.
Katharina has been interested in the field of Sport and Development, especially inclusive/disability sports for several years. Her interest, enthusiasm and strong belief in the potential of sport goes along with the UNESCO Chair's purpose and objectives of mainstreaming diversity. Further information can be found here: http://unescoittralee.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/A-Blueprint-for-Action.pdf