Karoline Lerche

Acting Germany Director

Karoline Lerche is the interim director of ONE in Germany.

She joined ONE in 2010 as Senior Communications Manager and helped oversee the creation of ONE’s Youth Ambassador Program, which was launched in 2011 at the Gavi Replenishment Conference. Most recently she was deputy director, responsible for communications and campaigns.

Karoline studied political science, history and English at the University of Cologne. Prior to working in the development sector, she worked for several employer associations, including more than two years as a speechwriter for the president of the umbrella organisation of Germany’s employers’ associations. Karoline also worked in political communications for various organizations, before joining ONE.

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