In 2014, Katharina founded Kuchentratsch, a company whose mission is to creates a link between employment, intergenerational exchange, and networking, as well as financial gain for seniors. Katherina identified that leaving an active working life represents the beginning of a new phase of life for seniors, which is often characterized by a feeling of being no longer needed, of isolation, and financial losses. She wanted to create a company that not only addressed the problem but served as a contact point for seniors to interact and fellowship.
Kuchentratsch is a bakery where more than 50 grannies baking delicious cakes. In 2015, she won the Münchner Gründerpreis (Founder Award) recognizing outstanding entrepreneurs in Germany. Additionally, Katharina volunteers an organization dedicated to crisis intervention. She also led a team of doctors in Mexico giving medical help just 24-hours after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in 2017.
Katharina graduated with a degree in business administration.
2019, Europe, Global Finalist