Tina Gadow

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Shaping diversity

The motto "Shaping diversity", which I chose at the beginning of my independence, still runs like a red thread through my work today. Both remain important to me: working in a heterogeneous environment and actively shaping this diversity or opening the space for it to become designable. If this succeeds, it becomes creative, I experience the people I deal with in their element. Then an irresistible flow is created, eyes shine and taking responsibility becomes a matter of course for everyone. The more diversity I feel in my assignments, the more I am in my energy. I like to work in international contexts and where socially relevant questions are concerned. The range of content is wide and extends from cultural education to community projects, international peace work or biological diversity.

For me, the focus is always on close, personal support: in the development of learning designs, in structural change processes, especially in cultural institutions, foundations and organisations. One expertise is lying in the consulting for lively congress culture. I find it attractive to work in this field because I experience again and again how the desire for more lively events is the first step towards a lively organisational culture and how the positive energy of change that is set in motion touches the whole system and sets it in motion.





Formative stations

The most influential stations were training and further education as well as encounters, books, the discovery of talents and their consequences. Here is a small selection.

Momo | Acting | school exchange year in France | Berlin in the 90s | Studying Theatre Studies/Cultural Communication and French | Festival d'Avignon | Student Assistant for the International Parliament Fellowship (IPS) | Erasmus in Paris | Rehearsal Interpreting at Deutsches Theater Berlin | Pilates | Internship at the Goethe-Institut Capital Office | Culture and Development at the Capital Office of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, there responsible for the opening ceremony of the German House for International Cooperation | Exchange with like-minded people from the international network "U40 - Cultural Diversity 2030" for the implementation of the 'UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005)' | Singing chansons on Berlin cabarets | Shaping diversity, independant consultant in Berlin | LISTROS e.V. | RADIALSYSTEM V | a small paradise in Languedoc | my community from the joint office 28 | Global Peacebuilders Summit | co-founder of the network for early childhood cultural education | the congress dances - network for good events | the micelab:bodensee | Theory U | potentials in Tunisia | my garden | part-time education in mediation and conflict management in organizations | Kessels&Smit - The Learning Company GmbH


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