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Verena Toepper

Senior Editor @SPIEGEL ONLINE

Hamburg

Verena Toepper

Senior Editor @SPIEGEL ONLINE.
News Junkie, traveler, storyteller.
Writing about education, innovation and the ones left behind.
Believes in gender equality.

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Arbeit im Silicon Valley: Urlaub ohne Ende

So viel Urlaub machen, wie man mag - ein Traum. Angestellte einer amerikanischen IT-Firma dürfen das. Sie tun's aber nicht. Weil so wenige verreisen, setzt der Chef sogar noch einen drauf: Er schenkt jedem 1000 Dollar, der mindestens eine Woche im Jahr freinimmt.

About

Verena Toepper

10-second Bio:

- Full-time journalist since 2008
- Established Spiegel Online's nightshift in Sydney
- Spent 3 month in Tanzania with an IJP Fellowship
- Wrote 2 books: one about how to become a consultant and one about German expats
- Holds a master's degree in Communication Studies, American Studies and Film Studies
- Attended journalism classes at American University, Northwestern University, Columbia University and Poynter
- Passionate tap dancer and photographer