Project Manager, Basic Needs & Social Entrepreneurship
Caroline Weimann is a project manager for Social Ventures at Siemens Stiftung. She is in charge of operative Basic Services projects in East Africa with a focus on water, clean energy and health topics. Caroline is managing the foundation’s Safe Water Enterprise project, which aims to provide a sustainable supply of safe drinking water for remote communities in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Safe water kiosks are set up together with local partners and communities, who are trained in basic technology, social entrepreneurship and business skills. Before joining Siemens Stiftung, Caroline already worked on health and development issues at the European Commission in Brussels. She studied Modern Languages at the University of Oxford and holds an MA in International Law, Economics and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.