Vera Egenberger is an international expert on equality and non-discrimination. She and Semira Soraya-Kandan met in the context of a European anti-racism network and have been cooperating since. She has worked as a consultant and offered organizational development services since 2009. She advises employers on discrimination-free recruitment and leadership issues. Vera complements our team of consultants with her wealth of expertise in organisational development for NGOs and her competence concerning anti-discrimination laws, particularly the German General Equal Treatment Act.
Her competence includes a comprehensive approach of organisational development in civil society organisations and the thorough knowledge of how discrimination can be prevented. Vera advises civil society organisations on strategy development and planning as well as the development of sound governance processes. She advises and assists the development of indicator plans for internal evaluations of projects and activities.
After her studies in social work in Düsseldorf, Vera Egenberger has worked for more than 20 years in national and international non-governmental organisations in the fields of equal treatment, non-discrimination, and human rights. During her international work she has gained sound intercultural competence.
She is currently working intensively with the German General Equal Treatment Act and advises organisations and institutions on how discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, or sexual orientation can be prevented.
Vera is the director and founder of the Bureau for the Implementation of Equal Treatment e.V. (BUG) in Berlin.