Celebrating Hertie Women – Prof. Dr. Cornelia Woll

In this episode of the Celebrating Hertie Women series, Natalie Petit speaks with Prof. Dr. Cornelia Woll, president of the Hertie School. President Woll offers an honest look into the challenges many women face balancing the demands and desires of a career, family, and healthy work-life balance. She offers insights and encouragement that anyone can take to heart, as well as gives a glimpse into her daily life as the president of Hertie School.

Produced by Neeraj Tom Savio.

Views expressed by the speaker(s) do not represent the Hertie School.

Cornelia Woll is President of the Hertie School and Professor of International Political Economy. Woll came to the Hertie School in 2022 from Sciences Po in Paris, where she had served in many roles since 2006, including President of the Academic Board, Professor of Political Science, Co-Director of the Max Planck Sciences Po Center.

Natalie Petit is a Master of Public Policy student at the Hertie School. As a dual-degree student, she earned a Master of International Relations degree last year from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Her academic and research interests span issues of international security and conflict, illicit transnational networks, and post-conflict reconstruction, and she hopes to bridge these interests in her future career.