Eva Verfürth

Position and Company: Editor-in-Chief | Tea after Twelve
Country: Germany
Weblink: http://www.tea-after-twelve.com/

Eva is a journalist and online communications consultant with extensive experience in and expert knowledge of online storytelling and digital media, specializing in international topics and development cooperation. She is primary focused on uncovering inspiring stories and identifying the best digital channels to captivate and motivate online users, and developing innovative strategies that link media, creativity and technology for customers from politics and the private sector. She is the co-founder of Bunny Island GmbH, a German communications agency that provides political communications and ICT advisory services for several German ministries, public institutions and media houses, and co-founder and publisher of award-winning Tea after Twelve magazine, a trend-setting online outlet and overnight success that reaches readers in more than 180 countries. For Germany’s major development agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), she co-created and managed the Digital Development Debates webmagazine, one of the world’s leading digital outlets for development policy issues. Eva has held a number of posts in the PR and communications departments of several development cooperation institutions, contributed to numerous leading magazines as a writer and editor, supervised the set-up and management of websites and online communities with global reach, and developed and moderated conferences and workshops on international development & digital media topics.