Senator for Integration, Labour and Social Services

Elke Breitenbach - Senator for Integration, Labour and Social Services
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Elke Breitenbach (DIE LINKE)

Senator for Integration, Labour and Social Services

Since 8 December 2016

Born in Frankfurt/Main on 30 March 1961

E-mail:
Kontakt
Telephone:
(030) 9028-1130
Telefax:
(030) 9028-2056
Address:
Oranienstraße 106, 10969 Berlin

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 8 December 2016

    Senator for Integration, Labour and Social Services

  • 2012-2016

    Deputy State Chair of DIE LINKE in Berlin

  • 2003-2008

    Member of the Party Executive of the PDS (from 2007 DIE LINKE

  • 2003-2017

    Member of the Berlin State Parliament

  • 2002-2003

    Special Advisor to the Berliner Senator for Health, Social Services and Consumer Protection, Dr. Heidi Knake-Werner

  • 1998-1999

    Temporary position (via job creation scheme) as a historian at the Sachsenhausen Memorial Site

  • 1992-1997

    Secretary of the Trade Union of Retail, Banking and Insurance Workers (HBV) with responsibility for the areas of young people, vocational education and training and women

  • 1989-1991

    Academic researcher at the Technical University of Berlin for the project “Cooperation between vocational schools and providers of trade union youth services in Berlin und Herford”

  • 1981-1989

    Studied for a degree in Political Sciences at the Free University of Berlin

  • 1976-1981

    Attended full-time vocational school in Obertshausen, occupational field of social care professions, obtained the intermediate secondary school leaving certificate, subsequently completed her upper secondary school leaving certificate in Babenhausen