Our team

Experts in further education, personnel development, community management

Karin Heinzl

Founder & Managing Director

Karin studied Communication and Politics as well as Political Management. After experience in adult education, politics and development cooperation around women empowerment, Karin founded MentorMe in 2015. Karin has been a board member of the German Society for Mentoring since 2018.

Phone: +4917664949316
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Nadine Henning

Event & Community Manager

Nadine studied archaeological sciences and classical archaeology. In addition to her studies, she worked in the event industry for over 10 years and became self-employed as a PR manager with a focus on music and culture in 2017. At MentorMe, she leads community communications and organizes events.

Phone: +4917623870284
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Heike Gaebler

Head of Marketing & Product Owner for Matching Solution

Heike studied economics and philosophy. She has professional experience in product and project management in corporations and start-ups and stands for the topics of networks and diversity. At MentorMe she develops digital marketing strategies and leads the development and implementation of the matching software.

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Johanna Schwan

Business Relations Manager

Johanna has a degree in cultural studies and connects people, ideas and projects in business, science and culture. She provides freelance advice on (corporate) culture, change processes and strategic reorientation. At MentorMe she is responsible for cooperation and the development of new business areas.

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Ossob Farah

Assistance for Marketing & Matching Solution

Ossob is studying Management & Digitization at the FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie & Management. During her studies, she was already working in the commercial sector and as a freelance interpreter. At MentorMe she manages the social media editorial plan and supports the development and maintenance of the matching software.

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Cissy Bretsch

Head of Me Cademy

Cissy studied business administration and gained professional experience in (tech) recruiting. As a certified trainer, coach, mediator & moderator, she creates an appreciative cooperation. As Head of MeCademy, she supports our participants in their professional orientation and realization. Her heart topics are mindfulness & systemic PCO/DEI work.

Phone: +4917670546166
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Julia Derndinger


Julia studied business administration at the commercial college in Leipzig before starting her own business. Foundations and management positions followed. Since 2013 she has been advising founders and entrepreneurs full-time, including MentorMe.

Karl Heinz Schulte

Advisory Board

For many years, Karl-Heinz has optimized, transformed and digitized IT and business models at company and group level: in operational and strategic top-level functions; from medium-sized companies to corporations. Today he offers CIO/CDO services for companies in transformation phases and acts as a digital advisor, including at MentorMe.

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Carlos Schreiber

mentoring supervision

Carlo has Intl. Management studies and works in the program management of an aviation company. He designs and supports Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and is involved in a Group mentoring program. At MentorMe, he advises mentors and mentees on all matters relating to mentoring.

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Aileen Müller-Mechsner

mentoring supervision

Aileen is a certified mediator, coach and lecturer. Before that, she was at Berlin universities, where she managed a family service, among other things. The themes of her heart are family compatibility and conflict resolution through art. She volunteers at MentorMe as a mentor and now a mediator.

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Mathias Hamann


Mathias has worked for over 30 media, including Spiegel and Die Zeit. He runs a shelter for refugees and is the founder and trainer of the Institute for Communication and Society. He has received several awards as a trainer and social manager. At MentorMe he leads the training for mentees.

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