Policy that works for everyone.

Is your thesis related to diversity and inclusion?

If your upcoming thesis is related to issues of diversity and inclusion, you could have it hosted here on SHIELD’s website. We accept a wide range of topics and methods. Give your thesis a boost and host it with us! All credits reserved to the authors.

About Us

SHIELD is a student lead advocacy group based at The Hertie School in Berlin.

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What we do.

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In our work, we promote and research policy solutions to issues of diversity, inclusion, and discrimination.


Leveraging student knowledge in policy and international affairs, we take a look at how to make The Hertie School a leader in Diversity & Inclusion.


To promote the issues and raise awareness of progressive solutions, we host events with expert speakers.

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Our amazing Executive Board

Our members are responsible for pushing SHIELD further.

Dannyelle Thompson

Founder and Senior Chair

Eduardo Campbell

Junior Co-Chair


Diksha Choudhary

Junior Co-Chair

Becca Burgmeier

Deputy Chair of Coordination

Babatunde Williams

Deputy Chair of Events


Lena Wagner

Deputy Chair of Outreach & Communication


Carol Cavallari

Liaison to the Administration

Executive Board membership carries responsibility and continuous work and contribution to the work and goals of SHIELD. We thank our EBoard for their dedication!