Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany. European People's Party
Director womens affairs Christian Democratic Union, Bonn, Germany, general secretary Women's Organization, 1963-1972, member federal executive committee Women Organisation, 1972-1979, chairman European section, since 1979. General secretary European Union of Women, 1967-1973, vice president executive committee, 1975-1981, chairman political commission, since 1981. Secretary Inquiry Commission on Woman and Society, German Parliament, 1977-1979.
Founder Union Christian Democratic Women, 1978, member executive committee, since 1978.
Member, Cabinet of Jean Rey, Commission of the European Community, 1957. Member, Christian Democratic Union Women's Association, Bonn, 1963-1972. Secretary-General, European Union of Women, 1967-1973, Pres, of Political Committee, 198I-.
Scientific assistant Bundestag research committee on Women and Society, 1977-1979. Av founder, Christian Union of Democratic Women, 1978, current mem of management committee. President, CDU/CSU European Women Section since 1979.
Member of the European Parliament, since 1979, President, Committee for Women's Rights, European Pari 1984-1987. Contributor/associate, various European organisations in Paris and Bonn, 1954-1956.
Denomination: Roman Catholic