Janae is a modern languages student at the University of Oxford who came to Berlin for her year abroad in September 2020. Initially intending to stay for only 3 months, she fell in love with the city and extended her stay. Whilst studying German and Italian she has worked in translation and freelance writing in Berlin and remotely for The Italian Insider in Rome. Coming from a state-educated background in North West England, she is particularly passionate about educational equality and access to higher education for young people. She also has strong interests in Marxist and feminist criticism and sustainability and spends her free time writing her vegan food blog on Instagram. You can find her on Twitter here.