Faculty Bio

“I feel it as my personal moral responsibility not to stop the future but to shape it in a more humane, more caring way, rather than with fear and aggression.”
Diana—born in 1991 in Wuppertal, Germany—is a politician for Germany‘s CDU party, an adviser and entrepreneur in the field of media and the green economy, and a political author and journalist.
Diana previously served as Chief of Staff of the Vice-President of the German Bundestag Peter Hintze. Additionally, she worked for the Chairman of the CDU–Dr. Peter Tauber–regarding the reformation and digitalization of political parties. She was a member of the youth advisory board of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Since 2012, she has supported the Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations and fought for intergenerational justice and sustainability.
In 2013, Diana was selected as an ambassador for democracy for the German Department of foreign affairs in Northern Tunisia. She was also selected by the prestigious St. Gallen Symposium as one of the Leaders of Tomorrow 2017.
She founded the news platform newsgreen.net in order to provide information about green and sustainable innovations and technologies. In addition, her first book, about “modern conservatism,” was published in May 2017. Diana writes a weekly column on politics and domestic affairs for ZEIT ONLINE, one of the biggest newspapers in Germany.