Lorenz Narku Laing

HIA Program:

Germany Germany 2014


Lorenz Narku Laing works as a Diversity-Trainer and Consultant in Western Europe. His Plattform “Vielfaltsprojekte” has led projects for leading organizations such as Amnesty International Germany and Brot für die Welt. Further he is a member of the Board of Directors at Eine Welt der Vielfalt e.V. Starting in 2017 he will pursue his doctorate in Political Theory at the LMU Munich. He holds an M.A. Politics, Administration and International Relations from Zeppelin University and a B.A. Sociology and Law from the University of Frankfurt. He was invited as a “Leader of Tomorrow” to the St. Gallen Symposium, was a Hans-Boeckler-Foundation Fellow, a recipient of the “Young Leaders Bursary” of the Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin and received the ZU-Scholarship as well as the Udo-Vetter-Scholarship. Laing is a trained tutor with a special interest in writing and seminar leadership. He is also trained in pastoral care and was active for many years in special needs schools and youth centers in Frankfurt. While studying abroad at King’s College London, Laing produced a blog dealing with themes of diversity for the Frankurter Neue Presse. Lorenz Narku Laing has interned at the United Nations in Geneva, Operation Black Vote in London and the Department of Multicultural Affairs of the City of Frankfurt. He founded the Black Youth in Germany and was member of the Senate at Zeppelin University. He is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Berlin, 2014) and a member of the Board of Directors of Humanity in Action Germany.