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Our Atlanta Warburg Chapter works in close partnership with organizations such as the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US, Inc. (GACC South), the Goethe Zentrum, the German Consulate, and various local organizations and universities.

Each year, the Atlanta Chapter hosts several policy discussions. In recent years speakers have included Peter Beyer, Transatlantic Coordinator for the Federal Foreign Ministry and Member of the German Bundestag (CDU); Metin Hakverdi, Member of the German Bundestag (SPD); Annette Schavan, former Federal Minister of Education and Research; Juliane Schäuble, US Correspondent for Der Tagesspiegel.  Topics have ranged from geopolitical challenges, labor migration and the refugee influx, as well as the general discussions on the importance of the German-American partnership.

About the Chapter Director

Martina Stellmaszek is an experienced Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the international trade and development industry. She has a high-level network in the corporate, political, and academic arena.

Most recently, Martina served as President & CEO for the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern US (GACC South). The GACC South is the official representation of German industry and trade in the Southern US. Its mission is to further, promote, and assist in the expansion of bilateral trade. The organization combines elements of a trade commission, a membership association, and a professional consultancy.

Martina is originally from Munich, Germany. She has a double-degree in Business Administration from the European School of Business in Reutlingen, Germany and the Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain and earned her MBA from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She currently resides in Atlanta with her husband and three children.