Lisa-Maria Sommer holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). At the Hertie School, she studied public administration with a concentration in intersectoral management, focusing on social innovation and social policy. Lisa-Maria is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of MTOP (MORE THAN ONE PERSPECTIVE) – a social business that connects skilled refugees and migrants with companies and utilises the potential of integration and diversity. MTOP has been awarded with the Social Impact Award and has been listed in Forbes 30 under 30 Europe for its achievements. Before this, she worked as an analyst for Erste Group and as a Fellow for Teach for Austria.
Master’s thesis title
Austria: Could a performance-based remuneration scheme encourage the placement of marginalised groups in the labour market?