Astrid Ziebarth is based in GMF’s Berlin office and is the Director of the Immigration and Integration program. She is responsible for the Transatlantic Forum on Migration and Integration (TFMI), and Transatlantic Trends on Immigration (TTI), an annual public opinion survey. She also coordinates GMF’s grantmaking initiative, the Transatlantic Study Team on Climate Induced Migration. In 2006 she worked on the Bellagio Dialogue on Migration, a month-long project in coordination with the Rockefeller Foundation. Prior to joining GMF in September 2005, Ms. Ziebarth worked with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and the Goethe Institut in Washington, DC. She holds an MA in American Studies, Sociology and Anthropology from the Free University Berlin and also studied at the Universiteit van Amsterdam and Emory University, Atlanta.