Our ambassadors promote intergenerational justice, assist with projects and provide ideas for new ones on a voluntary basis. The group of ambassadors consists of no more than ten to twelve people aged up to 35.
Are you young, committed and passionate about the rights of future generations? Are you ready to stand up and fight for the rights of those with no voice? Join us and become an ambassador!
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born 1993, is a transformation researcher developing strategic scenarios, pathways and interventions for viable long-term futures. His work focuses on questions of infrastructure policy at the intersection of sustainability, digitisation and urbanisation. He studied science and technology studies at the London School of Economics, Amsterdam University College and McGill University, Montreal.
Main focus areas: infrastructure policy, digitization and sustainability, future of the city, resilience, narratives of the future
born 2002 in Bogotá, Colombia, is a student, activist and the former state student spokesperson of Berlin. He sees himself as an advocate for the young and upcoming generations. As a staff member of the “Federal Office for the Safety of Nuclear Waste Management” within the Federal Office for Nuclear Waste Management Safety (BASE), he is committed to the transformation of and participation within administration.
In his early youth, he was the long-time chairman of the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf Children’s and Youth Parliament as well as an adviser for several public initiatives, including the citizens’ climate council in Berlin. Today he is involved as a youth ambassador in The ONE Campaign Germany in the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, as a Future Mentor in the Eurocities 2022 program, in the youth council of the Generation Foundation for a future with intergenerational justice
and as a youth spokesperson for the initiative “At Eye Level” of the Future Berlin Foundation.
Main focus areas: education revolution, combating adultism, climate neutrality, cohesive Europe, achieving social justice, inclusive integration policies
born in 2002, Jonas is a youth representative and founder who advocates for greater involvement of young people in society. Jonas empowers young individuals to educate themselves on current issues and take a stand with the NGO “Jugend-Enquete-Kommission e.V.” that he co-founded. He is a regular guest in the German Bundestag, where he represents the interests of young people with politicians and civil society actors. In collaboration with the Federal Agency for Civic Education, he works on awarding the Youth Democracy Prize in Germany and highlighting projects that are groundbreaking for our democracy. As a member of the Association for Economic Education Germany, he works towards strengthening financial education in Germany. Currently, Jonas is enhancing his degree in medicine by studying economics in Bayreuth, aiming to bring the reality of the healthcare system into decision-making processes.
Main focus areas: Youth participation, financial education, and political consulting.
born in 2005, is a scholarship holder in 11th grade at Schule Schloss Salem on Lake Constance. His passion is writing. Most recently, as a freelance author for DIE ZEIT, he wrote a commentary entitled “Grauenpower”, in which he promotes a compulsory social year for both prospective seniors and school graduates. Because the political demand for justice for young people is a matter of the heart for him. Furthermore, he is involved within Model-United-Nations (student simulation of the UN) and the Roundsquare network to give young people a voice. Last year, he went on a student exchange to Peru where, among other things, he taught English at an elementary school in a disadvantaged region and built houses for people in need. In his free time, Ben enjoys reading, swimming and sailing on Lake Constance.
Main focus areas: education policy, youth policy, pension policy with focus on intergenerational contract, social cohesion, ecological transformation
born 2000, is an advisor for sustainable financial investments and advocate for financial intergenerational justice. Through his previous engagements, he has developed a deep understanding of the needs of future generations. As an ambassador for the foundation, he promotes financial education and sustainable investments as the key to achieving intergenerational justice. He supports the foundation’s work through collaborations with local universities, startups, and associations, as well as through public speeches.
Main focus areas: financial education, sustainable investments, environmental and sustainability work, ecological economics
born in 1988, works as a research assistant at the Department for Special Needs Education and Rehabilitation at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg. She studied rehabilitation counseling education in Dortmund and Reutlingen/Ludwigsburg, interrupted by an internship in Ecuador. In her doctoral thesis she deals with young carers as a target group of counseling in the school system. The interest for children, adolescents and young adults as relatives of family members with illnesses and impairments and especially for the group of Young Carers arose in her master studies and continues since then in various networks and research projects on a national and international level.
Main focus areas: young carers, health, education, care
born in 2000, studies Global Environmental and Sustainability Studies at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. She has taken Political Science as a minor subject. During her studies, Milena spent one semester abroad in Spain and one in Ireland. It is not only during her studies that she deals with sustainability issues. For example, she has worked on projects in Ecuador and Tanzania in the field of species and environmental protection. For her project work “Plastikflut-was tun?” (in english: “Plastic flood — what to do?”) she received the “Salzkristall” award for outstanding achievement.
Main focus areas: International relations, international environmental law, neocolonialism and democracy
born in 2001, is studying Economic Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and Political Science at the University of Vienna. His international experiences include semesters in Valencia and Buenos Aires, as well as internships at various embassies, which have highlighted the importance of international cooperation and diverse perspectives on democracy and representation for him. Constantly nurturing, developing, and advancing democratic structures is fundamental to him. He emphasizes the integration of academic knowledge and practical experience, along with active participation in political affairs. In this context, he has co-organized a seminar on the “Future of Democracy” in collaboration with the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Main focus areas: Democratic theory, International politics, Peace and conflict studies, Forms of representation, Youth participation.
born in 2006, is a student, freelance journalist, and actively involved in youth education on a voluntary basis. Her goal is to give a voice to the interests of the younger generation and encourage participation in politics. As a project collaborator for the NGO “Jugend-Enquete-Kommission e.V.,” she advocates for a nuanced representation of youth in political processes and the preservation of democratic values. Through her various engagements, she has gained experience in event organisation and networking. Additionally, she participates in other projects related to topics such as climate protection and journalism. Furthermore, she works with a Bavarian local editorial team, complementing her attendance at the eleventh grade of a high school near Passau.
Main focus areas: Youth participation, climate justice, promotion of democracy.
Dr. Wolfgang Gründinger
was born in 1984 and is an author, activist and analyst. His seven book publications include “Ten Years Smarter,” “Old Sacks Politics,” and “My Little People’s Party” (all in German). After holding positions at the German Digital Association and the Cyber Innovation Hub of the German Armed Forces, he is currently Chief Evangelist at the Berlin-based solar startup Enpal. He was described as part of Germany’s “young elite” by the business magazines Capital and Handelsblatt. His doctoral dissertation at the Humboldt Univerity in Berlin focussed on the influence of special interest groups in German energy policy. Before that he studied political and social science. He has received “das politische Buch” prize from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung for his work.
Main focus areas: demography, getting young people into politics, energy policy, pensions, inheritance tax, the extension of voting rights
Martin Hagen, MP
was born in 1981, is leader of the liberal FDP in the Bavarian regional parliament and is an independent strategy and communications consultant. He has previously worked for an international management consultancy, as a press spokesman in the German Bundestag and as the Chief of the Bavarian Free Democratic Party. Martin studied politics in Munich and Beer Sheva (Israel) and was active in politics during his student days, among other things as regional chairman of the Young Liberals of Bavaria and member of the German delegation for the International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY). He is editor of the book “A new Bavaria – Why our home needs an update” (Das neue Bayern — Warum unser Land ein Update braucht).
Main focus areas: education, establishing equality of opportunity