Stefanie Schwerdtfeger joined the HPI School of Design Thinking as PR Manager in June 2017. She is responsible for the overall external communication, marketing and event management while working closely with the program team to develop content. The further development of the digital communication strategy of the HPI D-School is especially important to her.

Before joining the Hasso Plattner Institute, Stefanie was the Project Lead for an international communications association at Quadriga Media Berlin. She managed association activities and communications as well as different event formats, awards and association projects such as a mentoring program in close collaboration with the association’s board. She gained editorial experience with a focus on radio and TV journalism at stations such as rbb and MDR.

Stefanie studied communication and media studies, journalism and English literature and culture at the University of Leipzig, Dublin Technological University, and Free University of Berlin.