Alexa has been part of aula since the beginning and now leads the ‘aula Berlin’ project.
Alexa Schaegner studied politics and journalism at the University of Vienna and the Free University Berlin, writing her MA thesis on liquid democracy and online participation in Internet polls. She has been a member of the editorial team at politik-digital.de since 2013. Her role as editor focuses chiefly on organising online hangouts in various formats, such as digital town hall meetings and the Berlin ‘Backyard Chats’. She has also contributed to a report on citizens’ online participation and parliamentary work for the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB). She is currently working on operational project management for aula and getting involved in participatory, inclusive learning formats.