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.
Special Issue on Assessing and forecasting the sustainability impact of new ventures 21.10.2020
The Journal of Cleaner Production is planning a special issue to evaluate and forecast the impact of start-ups on sustainability. Borderstep director Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter is guest editor. Proposals can be submitted. More
Green start-ups need more tailwind 21.07.2020
An article on the Bertelsmann Foundation's innovation platform presents the Green Startup Monitor 2020. The team of authors analyzes which forms of funding help the community. One example is the StartGreen Award, which Borderstep has been presenting since 2015 as part of the Startup Week Germany. More