Franziska Hirschelmann

CEO | jobs4refugees | Germany

Franziska Hirschelmann is the CEO of jobs4refugees. She studied international law and development in Melbourne and Berlin. She has previously led the Resettlement Research Team at the Parliament of Victorias Department of Immigration and piloted the federal program ‘Early Intervention’ which introduces refugees to the German labour market. In her role at jobs4refugees, she has developed a technology-driven refugee support system, helping refugees rebuild their professional careers through ongoing training, mentoring, and wrap-around services. The organisation supports more than 25,000 refugees in the DACH region and works with more than 2,000 employers.