Juliane Hoss holds a masters in psychology and was an elective student at the University of Pretoria. She has lead research projects in the field of community psychology with a focus on the experience of multiple forms of violence. She is also the founder of Bridging Gaps e.V., a non-profit organisation that aims to overcome societal inequalities in Germany and South Africa. She is a scholar of the German National Merit Foundation, currently pursuing her second masters at the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science.