Maxie Riemenschneider, MSc has been working for ÖGUT as a research associate in the field of participation since April 2021. She studied psychology at Freie Universität Berlin. In 2016, together with other sustainability and environmental psychologists, she founded the "Wandelwerk Umweltpsychologie", where she gave and designed environmental psychology workshops, seminars and lectures. At the same time, she designed and moderated participatory intercultural youth meetings. From 2019 to 2021, she worked for "Youth for Understanding Austria" in the field of program coordination and intercultural conflict resolution.
Maxie Riemenschneider is trained in sociocratic moderation (graduated sociocratic discussion leader of the Soziokratiezenturm Austria). Furthermore she is involved in the field of participatory living and cohousing.