Henriette Schmidt
Co-Founder, Partnermanagement

Henriette Schmidt is the co-founder of Wefugees, a social start-up that connects newcomers, locals and experts on an online platform to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and to empower newcomers to find solutions to their personal challenges. During her studies in sociology, she engaged extensively with a wide-range of refugee and asylum issues, awarding her a profound knowledge in the field of refugee support. Having co-founded the political group Young WILPF Berlin in 2015, she is also heavily involved in women’s rights activism.