Paulina Fröhlich is Head of Programme Future of Democracy at Das Progressive Zentrum. In this area, she directs innovative projects aiming to foster a dialogue between citizens, such as “Europa Hört – eine Dialogreise”. Among other things, her work includes projects dedicated to creating a roadmap for dealing with anti-democratic populism in the public realm. Before taking up her current position, Paulina co-founded the initiative Kleiner Fünf, which supports people in constructively countering right-wing populism by employing “radical politeness”. Shortly after, she became its media spokesperson. Additionally, Paulina worked for The German Society for International Cooperation and Krah AG. She studied Geography and Islamic Studies (B.A.) at the University of Münster and the University of Helsinki and graduated with an M.Sc. in Integrated Water Resource Management from the TH Cologne and Jordan University.