Dr. Andrea Handsteiner

Dr. Andrea Handsteiner studied European Ethnology, Journalism and Communication at the University of Vienna in Austria. During her studies, she worked with schoolchildren and teenagers to enhance their collaborative and integration capabilities using outdoor, playing and event-based pedagogics. Starting her professional career, she trained unemployed people in different individual and group settings with the aim to improve their employability. Skills development was always her main professional purpose. Andrea worked for several years in the telecommunications industry with responsibility for people development. Since 2005, Andrea has been head of personnel development at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna.