What is important to me? To appreciate the diversity but also wholeness of every person, non-judgmentally.

Empathy and mindfulness are aspects that need to be (re-)emphasized in social contexts.

"Business as usual" is no longer an option - because: 

Turbulent times require new concepts. 

"People" and "Culture" have always interested me.

 My unlimited curiosity and insatiable passion for that can be professionally & honestly expressed through

my current doing. As a "co-creator" of a culturally sensitive, empathic and mindful climate it is my duty to initiate a constructive engagement with "cultural diversity"  and offer new ways of perception, thinking and acting. Doing this,      I pursue a holistic approach - regarding people as a unity of body, mind & soul.       

Culture, Communication & Mindfulness.

 All parts now form a symbiotic whole and simultaneously constitute the foundation of Aroha Consulting. 


... or vocation?

since 02/2015

since 01/2014

09/2013 – 06/2014

03/2010 – 05/2013

08/2006 – 01/2010

Aroha Consulting e.U., company owner

FH Campus Vienna, external lecturer (teaching subject: Intercultural Management)

SPIDI, Intercultural Trainer, Consultant & Coach

Erste Group Bank AG, External Communication Specialist for Central and Eastern Europe

Ecker & Partner, PR Consultant (Unit: Economy, Research & Development)


... or livelong learning?

09/2012 – 11/2014

09/2001 – 11/2005

since 12/2014


03 – 05/2013

12/2012 – 06/2013

10/2011 – 03/2012

Master's programme “Intercultural Studies”, Danube University Krems

Studies of “Media Management”, University for Applied Sciences Sankt Poelten

MBSR-teacher programme (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) by Jon Kabat-Zinn,

IAS Institute for Mindfulness and Stress Reduction, Vienna

Anti-racism training programme, Amnesty International Academy, Vienna  

Diploma for "Intercultural Trainer",, Vienna 

Diploma for "Coach", Bildungsforum Dr. Rampitsch, Vienna

International experience

... or school of life?

Australia, Bolivia, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Laos, New Zealand, Peru, Thailand,

USA, Vietnam, div. Europa




Pedagogical University of Bogota (Columbia), internship

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce (Chicago, USA), internship

Nanny in France (Bordeaux, Colmar)


 German (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (basic)


1981 in Linz (Austria)