Anja Wehler-Schoeck

Anja Wehler-Schoeck is the President of the Amman Office of the German Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). Anja Wehler-Schoeck is responsible for the foundation’s work in Jordan and Iraq. FES Amman focuses on promoting democracy and social justice with activities covering a broad spectrum, ranging from parliamentary consultations to youth projects and a special line of work dedicated to Political Islam. Anja Wehler-Schoeck joined FES in 2005 and has held various positions at the Berlin headquarters of the organization. Before relocating to Jordan in 2012, she served as Desk Officer for the United States, Canada and Japan. Prior to joining FES, her assignments led her to Tunisia, Jordan and the United States. She is the author of several German and English language publications, including a book on women’s rights in Jordan, and is a regular contributor to various media with her analyses on Jordan and Iraq. Anja Wehler-Schoeck holds a Dual Master’s Degree in Political Science from Sciences Po Paris, France, and the Free University of Berlin, Germany.