Daniela Steinbrenner was born in Germany in 1991. She acquired both her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Administration at the University of Mannheim. During the course of her undergraduate studies she spent one semester at the HEC Paris. Within her Master she laid a focus on Business Taxation and gained practical experiences with an internship at a tax consultancy. Besides her studies Daniela gathered first experiences in research as a student assistant at the Chair of "ABWL und betriebswirtschaftliche Steuerlehre" of Prof. Dr. Christoph Spengel. In September 2015 she joined the Graduate School of Economics and Social Science at the University of Mannheim.