Maya Kristin Schönfelder is in charge of communications and public relations at Borderstep and handles media inquiries. A scholar of languages and literature (German studies, American studies, edition philology), she is responsible for scientific editing. As a professional editor, her input to a sustainable society is making publications easily comprehensible and presenting newly generated knowledge concisely.
Before joining Borderstep, Maya Kristin Schönfelder also worked as a corporate publishing expert for the Trurnit publishing group and for other companies as a communications author, editor for outside contributors, in administration, and as a consultant. Schönfelder has also been working as a freelance writer for newspapers, magazines, radio, and non-fiction books for more than twenty years. She has received numerous awards, including the prestigious ARD Kurt Magnus Prize.
Her travels around the globe are driven by her curiosity for people and stories. She lived in the US and in Central Asia for several years, and has worked in Russia, China, Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine for longer periods. She enjoys living in Berlin without a car and cultivates the science of applied strollogogy.
How much energy does the cloud need? 13.03.2019
In a joint study, the Environment Agency Austria and the German Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability are analysing for the first time which IT infrastructure and IT services are used across the EU via the Internet. More
Borderstep welcomes On Purpose at its Berlin office 25.02.2019
Their associate-programme offers motivated professionals the opportunity to get to know the sustainable entrepreneurship sector. Currently, Martin Strobel is developing the StartGreen platform at Borderstep Institute as an On Purpose associate. More
Strengthening green start-ups 13.12.2018
With a total of 12 events from the Ruhr area to the Black Forest, Borderstep will be exploring the green start-up scene in Germany from February 2019. The purpose of the format is to convey knowledge about the general conditions, the significance, the trends and the hurdles of green start-ups. More