Miriam Wolf, Dr. (on parental leave)

Miriam Wolf is a project leader at the Humboldt institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). In the Innovation and Entrepreneurship group she is responsible for the project „Mittelstand 4.0“ which is part of the initiative „Gemeinsam Digital“ founded by the Federal Ministry for Economoic Affairs and Energy. The project aims to support Small and Medium Enterprises in the Digital Transformation.

She has studied Social Anthropology at the LMU Munich (MA) and Sustainable Management of Natural Resources at the TU Munich (MSc) and holds a PhD from the Leeds University Business School where she worked as a Marie Curie Researcher in the FP7 Project „Management of Emerging Technologies for Social and Economic Impact“. Later she joined the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and the Institute for Management and Social Policy at the ZHAW Zürich, working on social Innovaiton, Social Entrepreneurship, organizing- and transformation processes.

Before focusing on research she has worked on natural resource management in develoment cooperation for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) in Frankfurt and for a SME in the field of environmental engineering, the Blues GmBH in Munich.

Miriams is interested in the question how organizations can create social and environmental value besides creating economic value and how organizations can trigger, support and/or adapt to social transformation processes.

Miriam Wolf | HIIG


Project lead "Gemeinsam Digital": Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Lectures and presentations

Governance in Social Enterprises. Insights from SEFORÏS research project.
Seforïs Conference. Aston University, Birmingham, UK: 09.12.2016

Miriam Wolf

Social Impact of Social Enterprises
NPI Social Enterprise Forum. Pudong, Shanghai, China: 23.06.2014

Miriam Wolf

SMO Workshop (Session: Shaping the rules? Institutional complexity and deliberative policy making. SMO Workshop Presentation). University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada: 01.10.2012

Miriam Wolf