||Viola Hartmann studied Biology at Bonn University and received her diploma in 1999. At the same time she acquired a qualification in Event Management and Public Relations. After her studies she worked for different institutions in the field of Scientific Education, Event Management and Public Relations in Germany and France.
In September 2007 she founded an agency to work free-lance in the same field. In Summer 2008 she joined IZA as an Event Manager.