Astrid has organized numerous projects for international youth NGOs in the field of organisational development and training since 2006. Being a certified business mediator she also founded an organisation offering both trainings and conflict management services to NGOs or companies. She is an active member of the European Students‘ Forum AEGEE in the framework of which she presided over local and European boards. In 2008 she was selected as a Youth Delegate for Germany towards the United Nations where it was her task to mainstream youth issues during the official negotiations of the UN General Assembly and the UN Economic and Social Council. Since that year she is also active in several think tanks e.g. the Think Tank 30 of the Club of Rome and will soon start working in Berlin.