Ann Cathrin Riedel
Guest Author
Chairwoman of LOAD eV

Ann Cathrin Riedel studied Islamic studies, politics and economics. She is chairwoman of LOAD eV – Verein für Liberale Netzpolitik (Association for Liberal Internet Policy) and vice-president of the European Society for Digital Sovereignty eV As manager at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, she studies digitalization and innovation at the global level. She was a lecturer at Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf, and the journal “Politik & Kommunikation” included her in the “65 faces of the future under the age of 35” in the field of political consultancy and expertise. She is a member of the working groups “Ethics of Digitalization” and “Monitoring of Algorithms” of Initiative D21.

Ann Cathrin accompanies the work of Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum IT-Wirtschaft and the Co: Lab – Thinking Laboratory & Collaboration Platform for Society & Digitization eV as a member of the advisory board. In these various roles, she lectures regularly about ethics and civil rights, freedom of opinion and digital communication as well as digital sovereignty.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Digital Transformation