Dorthe Manthey holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Management from the University of Surrey, where she was also a project leader at Enactus, a student-led social impact organisation. Her Masters in International Affairs at the Hertie School has been focused on security and sustainability. She undertook a Professional Year at Save the Children, working on health-related issues, humanitarian aid and migration. She independently managed and executed a talk on the German voluntary return policy with cross-sector stakeholders. She has professional experience in the private sector in the areas of business development, partner management and negotiation. Her master’s thesis explores the role of the European Union in regulating new technologies in the defence sector. Dorthe aims to work at the intersection of business, technology and politics, and to empower others.
Master’s thesis title
The European Union as a driving factor in regulating autonomous weapon systems