Yvonne Wechuli (b. 1986) studied Rehabilitation Sciences (M.A.) with a focus on “Structures of the Rehabilitation System” at the Technische Universität Dortmund. She investigated neighbourly assistance in multi-generation housing projects. As a Coordinator of Studies, she managed the reaccreditation process of the Rehabilitation Sciences M.A. programme while acquiring proficiency in the development of inclusive higher education.
In the context of „StudiumEngagiert“ [ComittedStudying] a project initiated with fellow-students Jana York and Roland Breker, she established a coordination centre to promote student service learning and she launched interdisciplinary student projects in cooperation with local non-profit organisations.
As the elected volunteers’ representative in the so-called “ASA-Programm”, a development policy learning network, her main activities centred on the diversity-friendly design of volunteering (inclusive volunteering) as well as on participative learning techniques.
In May 2014, she joined the Sociology of Diversity Chair at the Technical University of Munich.