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.
Borderstep Impact Guide published 14.10.2021
What impact do start-up support programs have on the economy, environment & society? This is hardly ever analyzed. The Borderstep IMPACT Guide offers practical approaches to evaluate and manage the impact of these programs. More
ImpactNexus: Sustainability as a success factor 02.09.2021
Borderstep celebrates the 15th year of its existence with its first spin-off. The start-up ImpactNexus, a spin-off of the Borderstep Institute, develops digital solutions for assessing start-ups. More