Jana Katharina Stahl

Doctoral Researcher
Adaptation and Social Learning

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Global Climate Forum e.V.
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10178 Berlin, Germany

Short Profile:

Jana Katharina Stahl is a PhD student and research assistant in the Adaptation and Social Learning process. Her work contributes to the CREATE project that aims to develop concepts for reducing the impacts of anthropogenic pressures and uses on marine ecosystems and biodiversity, where she is particularly focusing on marine ecosystem governance in the Baltic Sea Region.
Jana completed a MSc in Integrated Natural Resource Management at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In her master thesis she investigated the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on human-nature interaction and connection and potential implications for social transformation in Germany. As a holder of the Humboldt-scholarship ‘Sustainability and Global Justice’ she further contributed to various interdisciplinary research projects on water security, sustainable travelling, and science communication. Jana obtained her Bachelor in Baltic Management (economics) from the University of Applied Sciences in Stralsund, including exchange semesters in France and India, and holds a double-degree (BA) in Business Management from Sup de Co Montpellier.
During her studies, Jana held positions as a student assistant at VENRO e.V. (umbrella organization of development and humanitarian non-governmental organisations in Germany) and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Prior to joining GCF, Jana gained professional experience working at GIZ (Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit), where she was involved in a project that established multi-stakeholder dialogues around sustainable policy, finance, and business in emerging markets.

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