Brigitte Wecker was born in Germany in 1986. She holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, which she received from Philipps-University of Marburg (M.Sc.) and from Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (B.A.). Brigitte graduated at the top of her Master’s as well as her Bachelor’s class. During her studies, she gained experience in research and teaching as a student assistant and tutor and spent one semester at Bond University, Australia on a scholarship. Before becoming a Ph.D. candidate in Management at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business at the University of Mannheim, Brigitte has worked as a consultant for a strategy consultancy, as Brand Manager for consumer goods, and has completed various internships, e.g. in Germany, India, and South Korea.