Elina Penner

Main focus: Migration

Website/blog: www.schnitzelundschminke.de

Languages: English, German

City: Berlin

Topics: blog business, blogger relations, writer, migration, american culture, blogging as a business, writing, mennonite

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.

  I don't want to talk for nonprofit.


Born in the Soviet Union to Mennonite Germans I moved to Germany in 1991. Or was moved, considering I was a small child. I received a scholarship to partake in the Congress Bundestag Exchange Program as a teenager, which changed the course of my life. I went on to live several years in various parts of Virginia and taught at the University of Virginia. I have two degrees in American Studies and Political Science. I have written for sports magazines, student platforms, parent and lifestyle blogs, Broadly and regularly publish on the topics of migration, Russian Germans and transatlantic relations.