Gentry Doane obtained his Bachelor of Arts at Doane Universtiy in Nebraska, majoring in German and Spanish and with a minor in speech communication. In 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English and American culture at Wildermuth Gymnasium in Tübingen, Germany. In 2015, he moved to Berlin and began working in project management at the non-profit organisation Global Bridges. During his two years there, he worked with the executive chairman to prepare and execute a wide variety of international and local events, including multi-day conferences that brought together young leaders and top decision makers from diverse sectors to discuss current political and policy challenges. While at the Hertie School, he discovered his passion for the fields of sustainability, climate policy and smart city governance, and hopes to be active in these sectors after graduation.
Master’s thesis title
Climate policy seen through stained glass windows: Exploring the intersection of Christian faith and environmental sentiments