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Dr. Ursula ENGELEN-KEFER

vice president , Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB)

Dr. Ursula ENGELEN-KEFER, German Vice President, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB).

Background

ENGELEN-KEFER, Dr. Ursula was born on June 20, 1943.

Education

Studied Economics teaching, specialising in social policy, 1962-1977.

Career

Head of Department on International Social Policy, German Trades Union Federation Federal Committee, since 1974. Member, Advisory Committee of European Social Fund in European Community, since 1974. Member, Administrative Council of Grants for Improvement of Working and Living Conditions in European Community, since 1976.

Member, Commission of Inquiry of Women and Society, German Bundestag, 1977-1980. Member, Committee, Federal Insitute of Work, since 1978. Member, Economic and Social Committee, European Community, 198-.

Vice President, Federal Institute for Work, since 1984. Vice President, Deutscher Gewerkschatfsbund (DGB). Independent journalist for Die Zeit, New York, 1967-1970.

Employees Representative, Board of West German Trade Comapany Sinn, 1977-1983. Employees Representative, Gerling Insurance and Shares company, 1978-1982.