Tanja Kiziak, born in 1977, started to work for the Berlin-Institute for Population and Development in 2010 and has been its Deputy Manager since 2012. Her main areas of interest are Africa’s demographic challenges and educational issues.
She studied linguistics and computer science in Tübingen and Newcastle upon Tyne (Great Britain) and graduated with an M.A . in 2004. After graduating, she joined the collaborative research centre 441 at the University of Tübingen as a research associate and carried out investigations on the relation between empirical data and theory in linguistics. She completed her Ph.D. in 2009.
Moreover, Tanja worked free-lance for publishing houses, exhibitions and foundations. She has been an active member of Amnesty International for many years.
Sippel, L., Kiziak, T., Woellert, F., Klingholz, R. (2011). Africas Demographic Challenges. How a young population can make development possible, Berlin Institute for Population and Development, Berlin
Sippel, L., Kiziak, T., Woellert, F., Klingholz, R. (2011). Afrikas demografische Herausforderung. Wie eine junge Bevölkerung Entwicklung ermöglichen kann, Berlin-Institut für Bevölkerung und Entwicklung, Berlin
Kiziak, T. (2011) Der demografische Bonus: Wie Subsahara-Afrika zum Löwen werden kann. In: AfrikaPost 2011/4: 56-57.
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