Lisa Ama Schrade holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies and International Relations from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts and completed a semester abroad at Sciences Po Paris. After her bachelor’s degree, she spent four years working on progressive public policy issues in Washington DC focusing on migration and criminal justice reform – most recently as a Policy Associate for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). At the Hertie School, Lisa studied international affairs specialising in security and sustainability and was a scholarship recipient of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Her fields of interest include migration, human rights, civil society initiatives and intersectional advocacy.
Master's thesis title
Berlin’s colonial legacy and cultural restitution: Developing a city-wide approach