The Members of our Jury: Wolfgang Hafenmayer

August 10, 2013

Wolfgang Hafenmayer is the Managing Partner of LGT Venture Philanthropy. The mission of the organization is to improve the quality of life of less advantaged people. To realize this, Hafenmayer and his local teams on five continents support organizations with positive social or environmental impact through financing, know-how and access to networks. Building on LGT Venture Philanthropy’s field experience Hafenmayer’s team also inspires and advises people who want to become active in philanthropy.

For Hafenmayer, the "empowering people. Award" represents the sum of his experiences over the last few years: Working hand in hand and enabling people to independently find solutions to meet their own needs is the most efficient way to help. He therefore follows the principle of the old African saying: "If you want to go fast – go alone. If you want to go far – go together."

Carola Schwank
Carola Schwank

Carola Schwank is project manager of the “empowering people. Award” at Siemens Stiftung (foundation). After studying German Philology, History, Political Science and Sociology she held several managing positions in communications and social policy at Siemens AG. From 2000 to 2009, she headed the internal and external communication activities of Siemens in the Erlangen-Nuremberg region. Since October 2009, she has worked as a senior project manager in the action area of Basic Needs and Social Entrepreneurship at the Siemens Stiftung.

You can follow her @Emp_Ppl_Award.

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