Eileen Trenkmann is a freelance development, communication & start-up expert from Berlin. In her previous assignment she has worked as a Project Manager for GIZ on fostering corporate engagement in start-up incubation. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration, Political Science and Public Administration and graduated as a Master of Science in Marketing from Berlin Institute of Technology. Eileen has hands on experience in projects at various levels of private sector development in Europe, Asia and Africa. Eileen has lived six years in India and has gained further substantial international and intercultural experiences during her stints in Turkey and the Palestinian Territories. She is enthusiastic about start-ups and communicating start-up successes. She has experience in study writing, content development and designing and implementing initiatives in the start-up space for various global players such as GIZ, the German Startups Association, Enpact & the Bertelsmann Foundation.