Katharina Stefes is a press and public relations assistant at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Deutsche Internet-Institut), coordinated by the WZB. There she supports the internal and external communication of the institute. Previously, she worked as an assistant for press and public relations at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs (VdU), where she was responsible for the website and was the point of contact for the VdU’s 16 national associations. After more than seven years in the US, she moved to Berlin in 2010 where she supported the marketing campaigns for various companies as an online editor and content manager. Katharina Stefes studied journalism and communication at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster.