Lena Zieseniss graduated as audiovisual media clerk in Hamburg in 2008. Thereafter she worked as project assistant for Spiegel TV in the department of entertainment. Two years later she took up her studies of cultural work (BA) at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam. During a six month internship at the Goethe-Centre Windhoek, Namibia ending March 2013 she was responsible for the cultural programme on site. She previously worked for the Medieninnovationszentrum Babelsberg as a student assistant in the field of public relations and event management. Her interests focus on cultural project management and cultural work in an international context.