Prasanna Oommen has been working for twenty years as a public relations officer, moderator (German / English) and author in the fields of culture, education, digitilisation, urban development, development and cooperation, migration and diversity and media. She was a press spokeswoman for various institutions in North- Rhine Westphalia and Hessen and is a former board member and active member for Neue Deutsche Medienmacher e.V.
She has been a member of the expert panel for the “Themenforum Medien” at the Ruhrkonferenz– launched by the federal government of North-Rhine Westphalia – and since 2020 she has been juror and mentor for the fellowship programme “Digital Cultural Journalism and New Media” at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart.
Prasanna Oommen has studied German, English and Political Sciences. After she finished her MA, she worked as a freelance journalist and dubbing artist in the radio and film industry before she took a leading position as a press spokeswoman for a private TV channel. She’s a trained classical dancer (Cologne, Bangalore) and has worked for many years in arts
education for children and adults.