While the WWP EN office is in the vibrant European metropolis of Berlin, the WWP EN staff work from different European countries, such as Italy, Germany and Great Britain. Take a moment to get to know our staff and please contact us with any questions you might have.
Alessandra has been working in the field of domestic violence for 20 years and has covered many areas of expertise. She has advocated and worked for victims of domestic violence as a shelter worker, psychologist, researcher, manager, trainer, and in fund and conscious raising at a local (Association Artemisia), provincial (Equal Opportunities of the Province of Florence), regional, national and European level (European Women’s Lobby & WWP-EN). She founded and ran the first Centre in Italy working with perpetrators (CAM – Centre for abusive men), and set up the National Italian Network of work with perpetatrors (Relive). Additionally, Alessandra has published articles and books for the general public (Shifting power: Romano, 2012,; Da uomo a uomo: Erickson, 2015; Dire di no alla violenza domestica: Angeli, 2016).
Before establishing the European Network, he was the CEO of Dissens e.V., a German non-profit organisation, that is doing (European) research and development projects on masculinities and gender issues. Since the formal foundation of WWP in 2014 he is working as executive director of the Network.
Since the experience in a men´s group in the 80ties, he is a researcher, activist and manager in the area of men and gender equality with a special focus on violence prevention. 1989 he co-founded Dissens a NGO with practical work, research and development projects about men and equality.
His work involves the research areas: masculinites and violence, prevention, work, equality. He was a leading researcher in the development of the multilevel interactive model about “Factors at play in the perpetration of violence against women […] violence”. He coordinated the scientific group in the European project “The role of men in gender equality”.
Nina has worked in tackling domestic violence for over 20 years. She has had a varied career, working in women's refuges and as a partnership co-ordinator for multi-agency responses. She got interested in perpetrator work through being enticed onto the Respect Board as a co-opted member. She has worked as a women's support worker on a perpetrator programme and her most recent role was running a programme on Merseyside in the U.K. She values creativity in our responses to tackling gender-based violence and has a keen interest in adapting systems to meet real people's lives. Nina started the 15th of October 2015.
Email to: nina.george[at]work-with-perpetrators.eu
Anna completed her studies in Cultural and Social Anthropology with focus on gender in 2015 with her thesis on masculinities. She soon started working in the area of domestic violence prevention before moving from Vienna to Berlin to pursue an MA in Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at the Humboldt University. Anna started working for WWP EN as an interim communication and membership manager in October 2017.
Following an education in economics, Dietlind worked in foreign trade enterprises for a long time. Afterwards, she was employed in the field of tax consulting and finally handled all things concerning accounting and staff administration in a company near Berlin. Additionally, she worked as a freelancer accountant for several printing and craft firms. As a reliable member of the WWP EN team, Dietlind keeps track of all financial and administrative tasks.
Last changed: 19.03.2018