Magdalena Scharf

Project Manager
Latin America Unit

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Magdalena Scharf is currently employed as a Project Manager in the Latin America Unit. Before joining the Berghof Foundation she worked for Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ASF). She was the Director of ASF's US Programme for three years and then moved to the Berlin headquarters, working as a unit manager in the communications department. Prior to that she ran the Berliner Arbeitskreis für politische Bildung (bapob e.V), simultaneously working as a trainer, translator and facilitator in multiple projects with Latin American and Mediterranean countries.

Magdalena has lived in Iran, Brazil, France, Turkey, the USA and Germany. She holds an MA in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin, with a focus on feminist peace research and transcultural education.