- Executive Director, The Experiment in International Living in Germany (Experiment e.V.)
Bettina Wiedmann is Executive Director of the Experiment in International Living in Germany (Experiment e.V.). From 2008 until 2014, she served as Vice President and then President of the worldwide network of the Experiment in International Living (Federation EIL), our non-profit membership association which facilitates and promotes the work of its autonomous member organizations in 23 countries. Bettina is an active member on the Board of German Youth Associations, serves as an advisor to several German and international exchange organizations and is a BMW Foundation Responsible Leader. As a former high school and university exchange student herself, she knows first-hand the power of exchange programs as a means to promote intercultural understanding. Bettina and her family have also already hosted 3 long-term high school exchange students in their home. She believes strongly in the fact that intercultural experiences are an important part of lifelong learning and bring huge benefits at any age and for all parties involved.