Esther Brandt studied social work & Diakonie (social services of the Evangelical church in Germany) at the Protestant University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg and has been a social worker since 2013. In the past, she worked with unaccompanied minors in a youth care centre and was also co-responsible for a project on guardianships for unaccompanied minors. Esther is currently working as a project manager for MiMi Gewaltprävention. Apart from being a project manager, she is also a certified trainer for pedagogical methods in the context of immigration. In 2012, Esther began an internship at Hajusom e.V. and has been involved in different areas of the association’s work ever since. In her current role at Hajusom e.V., she is responsible for the mentoring program together with Clara Hemshorn de Sanchez.