Carola Schwank

Carola Schwank
Siemens Stiftung, head of EPN

Carola Schwank joined Siemens Stiftung in 2009 and heads the empowering people. Network (EPN). She managed the first two empowering people. Award – Technologies for basic needs in 2012/12 and 2015/16. This international competition identifies and promotes appropriate technologies that improve basic supply and can be implemented on the basis of sustainable business approaches in developing regions. She has been building up the international empowering people. Network with her team since 2014. The epNetwork supports social entrepreneurs and impact inventors with a range of online and offline activities. Focusing on entrepreneurial models of basic supply in sub-Saharan Africa, she has also been responsible for cooperation projects that combine basic supply, job creation and knowledge transfer. Schwank studied German, history, political science and sociology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and has over 20 years of professional experience in various fields of communication and corporate social responsibility at Siemens AG.


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