Meet the 

WiV Germany Team

About Women in Voice Germany

The German chapter kicked off in October 2019, after being announced at the ‘All About Voice’ Conference. Initiated in Berlin, we are growing fast and already have WiV communities in Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin.

Scroll down to meet the team of WiV Germany and see who is doing what. Feel free to reach out to any of us if you have questions on a specific topic.

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Manja Baudis

Manja Baudis

WiV DE Newsletter


Background and passion in Computational Linguistics. Cofounder and Lead Conversational UX Designer at Die Lautmaler. Loves to experiment with voicebot gender cliches.

Romina Pankoke

Romina Pankoke

WiV DE Website


VUX Design Lead at Vixen Labs. Passionate about conversational design and everything voice, with a background in UX design, digital strategy, online marketing and project management.

Marie Kleinert

Marie Kleinert

WiV DE Coordination


Background in Phonetics with focus on Human Machine Interaction. VUI architect at Fascinated by talking robots since childhood and now combining it with passion for speech and language.

Laura Grimm

Laura Grimm

WiV DE Events


I’m a Conversational UX Designer at Die Lautmaler. Coming from Cognitive Linguistics, I’m convinced that understanding how mental concepts are transmitted via language is crucial for human-machine interaction.

Nina-Neuf-Kilian, WiV DE Ansprechpartnering für WOL

Nina Neuf-Kilian

Working Out Loud Program


As a Business Development and Project Manager I design and implement voice strategy for brands and products. I have a strong interest in people, my focus is on strength. This drives my passion for New Work with tools and methods such as Working Out Loud.


Laura Dreessen

Dr. Laura Dreessen

WiV DE Cologne/Bonn


Background in Theoretical Computational Linguistics and Abstract Language Description. Designing Human-Machine Conversation as a VUI Architect at Loves to help machines understand human language.

Anna-Maria Meck

Anna-Maria Meck

WiV DE Munich


Background and passion in Phonetics and Linguistics. Currently doing her PhD at BMW Group and looking into designing the perfect prompt. Loves onomatopoetic sound patterns and challenges arbitrariness of the sign.

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