Main focus: E-Participation
Twitter handle: @Fresa_Floripa
Languages: German, English, Spanish
Topics: smart city, public sector, digital divides, e-democracy, e-governance
Nicole Najemnik is a research assistant at the University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration and Management of North Rhine-Westphalia. She studied International Development with a focus on political science in Vienna, Ankara and Mexico City and finished her Master’s degree with high honors. Since 2016 she is a lecturer at the University of Cologne as well as the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.
Her core research interests are digital inequalities, cyber violence as well as digitalization and inclusion. In her PhD thesis she analyzes influencing factors on women’s involvement in e-participation processes at the local government level using the example of the participatory budget in Wuppertal as a case study.
Nicole Najemnik is a board member of the Düsseldorf Insitute for Internet and Democracy (DIID).
Examples of previous talks / appearances:
Internationale Konferenz zum Thema “ Smart Cities and Political Participation in Comparative Perspective: Germany and Brazil”, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität MünsterThis talk is in: English
European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG), Universiteit van AmsterdamThis talk is in: English
International Conference on "E-Participation at municipal level of government: Brazil and Germany", Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto AlegreThis talk is in: English
e-CASE & e-Tech 2018 - International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education and e-Technology, OsakaThis talk is in: English
Building Bridges in a Complex World, Internationale Konferenz in Chania, KretaThis talk is in: English
Runder Tisch gegen häusliche Gewalt SolingenThis talk is in: German
Bergische Volkshochschule, WuppertalThis talk is in: German
Frauenberatungszentrum Köln e.V.This talk is in: English
INFORMATIK 2016, Alpen-Adria-Universität KlagenfurtThis talk is in: German
Frauenzentrum TroisdorfThis talk is in: German
Jahrestagung der Kommission Pädagogik der Frühen Kindheit der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaften (DGFE), Stiftung Universität HildesheimThis talk is in: German