Prof. Dr. h.c. Jutta Allmendinger, Ph.D. is President of the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and Professor of Sociology at Humboldt Universität Berlin. Prior to this position she was a professor at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich as well as head of the Federal Employment Agency’s Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg.
Her multiple honors and awards include the German Federal Cross of Merit, First Class, the Communicator Award and the Schader Award. Jutta Allmendinger serves on several advisory boards in Germany and abroad, such as the supervisory board of Berlin’s Waste Management (BSR) and the editorial board of the weekly DIE ZEIT. In 2021, she was appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontificial Academy of Social Sciences, in 2022 she was the chair of the G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC) under the German G7 Presidency.