Marietta Gädeke is an expert on communication and strategic empathy. She founded her company Lilit Communications (aka Gädeke.Media) in 2008. All over Germany, Lilit offers training, coaching and consulting for communication and intercultural competence. She studied English, Communication Studies and Economics and graduated with distinction in 2010 from her M.A. studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, and the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. The German ministry of economics awarded her the title “role model entrepreneur” in 2014.

Her theoretical expertise matches her rhetorical finesse: She won the German Championships in Debate in 2007 and reached the Quarterfinals of the World Universities Debate Championship (WUDC) in both 2011 and 2012. Be it in debate, in seminars for the German army or in coaching politicians – she always managed to succeed in male dominated fields. Her earned h