Dr. Sylvia Löhken encourages people to pursue their goals their own way. She understands the characteristics of introversion and extroversion as a diversity topic that brings very concrete results: more ease in personal performance, better cooperation - and more quality of life. Sylvia's clients include large corporations as well as small and medium-sized companies, international organisations and professional associations.
Sylvia's books have been translated into 30 languages and sold over 500,000 copies. She is author of the books "Leise Menschen - gutes Leben" (2017), "Quiet Impact"(2013) and "The Power of Personality" (2015). With these international bestsellers, Sylvia is often consulted as an expert in personalized communication. Leading media such as Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, Psychologies, El País and Madame Figaro published articles and features about her work; many print media interviewed her about intro- and extroverted life and work. In addition, Sylvia is often feaured on radio or television.
Together with Pink University, she developed the video training "Introverted - and successful at work". She is a certified coach as well as Reiss Profile Master, LUXXprofile Master and S.C.I.L. Master. In addition, Sylvia is the author of various texts on academic communication.
Sylvia is Speaker of the Year 2012 and knows how to translate scientific findings into exciting and useful information in clear words. She has a doctorate in linguistics and worked as a science administration manager in Germany and Japan. She was certified as a coach and moderator by the University of Bielefeld.
Sylvia has been coaching and training experts in academia and academic administration for almost 20 years. She accompanied the procedures of the Excellence Initiative from the very beginning as a consultant for applicant clusters, graduate institutions and universities. She is a coach in the preparation for ERC interviews (Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants, Synergy Grants) and helps in the preparation of evaluations and inspections. Her clients in academic communication include national and international universities, research institutes and science organisations.