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Get to know us.

AlumNode is a collaboration of Heidleberg Laureate Fourm Foundation (HLFF) and German Scholars Organization (GSO). It is funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation gGmbH.

Albina (on parental leave)

Albina is your community manager. If you have a question or a problem, just ask Albina! Besides that Albina works as a project coordinator at GSO, and is involved in organizing the Leadership Academy for Postdocs (LSA).


Jessica takes over Albina's position. During Albina's parental time, Jessica is happy to help you with issues concerning AlumNode, funded projects or group discussions. Also, she helps organizing other projects like the LSA 2020 in Boston and Darmstadt.


Anne is the Executive Director of the GSO and together with Ruth, responsible for the strategic mission of AlumNode. She manages the content and helps develop the network with you, so whenever you have an idea for AlumNode, get in touch!


Ruth is the Managing Director of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation and collaborates with Anne on AlumNode’s development. She is part of the selection committee of the projects. The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation hosts the alumni event in Heidelberg.


Sarah is part of the Young Researchers team at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation. She is the first point of contact for all HLF young researchers and is an integral part of the AlumNode network.



Find out more about the
Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation.

Find out more about the
German Scholars Organization.