Sara Weber

Journalist, consultant and author

Main focus: Future of Work

Twitter handle: @sara__weber

Websites/blogs: ,

Languages: German, English

City: Munich, Germany

State: Bavaria

Country: Germany

Topics: new work, social media, diversity and inclusion

Services: Talk, Moderation, Workshop management, Consulting, Coaching, Interview

  Willing to travel for an event.


Hi, my name is Sara Weber. I am a German American journalist, consultant and author based in Munich, Germany.

I work with people who want to change things. I lead teams and conversations. I develop strategies and products. I talk on stages and into mics. I am interested in the world of work and technology. I believe in equity and innovation.

I am thinking about how to make our world of work more equitable and fit for the future. Digitization will have a great impact on society and the economy in the coming years and decades. We need to find solutions that include everyone, enable equal opportunities and are sustainable - without just chasing after the latest hypes.

As a media consultant, digital strategist and journalist, I work on these issues. I support people and organizations to better communicate important issues and thus make the world a bit more diverse, equitable and sustainable. I moderate events and am a keynote speaker - including for digital events.

Until 2021, I worked as Senior Managing Editor at LinkedIn, building and leading the editorial teams for the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and Benelux. In this role, I was responsible for content, strategy, and product development.

For my work as Managing Editor at LinkedIn, I was recognized by German media magazine Kress Pro as one of the Editors-in-Chief of 2019. Together with my team, I was awarded as one of the Business Journalists of the Year 2019 by the German media magazines Wirtschaftsjournalist and Medium Magazin.

Previously, I worked as a freelance journalist and author, speaker and lecturer for Süddeutsche Zeitung, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Deutschlandfunk and Deutsche Welle DWTV, among others.

I graduated from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, as well as the German School of Journalism (Deutsche Journalistenschule, DJS).

I've been interested in podcasts and newsletters since before it was cool. I've been writing a (now irregular) podcast newsletter since 2015. I've developed and hosted two podcasts for LinkedIn, most recently Nett Work, a show for career starters.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Sara Weber: Über mich

Überblick über ausgewählte Moderationen und Vorträge, Interviews sowie journalistische Arbeitsproben.

This talk is in: German
DLD All Stars: Rethinking the Future of Science
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The Covid-19 pandemic has had the effect of alerting the entire world to the dangers of future viruses that could wreak even more havoc. Merck Group CEO Stefan Oschmann and Pardis Sabeti, Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard University, discuss how advances in medicine can help us better prepare for future medical crises. The session was moderated by LinkedIn managing editor Sara Weber.

This talk is in: English
ZEIT Veranstaltungen: Alles New Work? Wie du Zufriedenheit im Job findest
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Du wolltest schon immer wissen wie die Arbeitswelt von Morgen aussieht? Am 21. Juni 2021 haben Theresa Tröndle von ZEIT CAMPUS, Jonas Spengler, Mitgründer und CTO von komoot, Lasse Rheingans, Gründer und CEO von Rheingans, und Sara Weber, Senior Managing Editor bei LinkedIn, über New Work und Zufriedenheit im Job gesprochen.

This talk is in: German
MedienNetzwerk Bayern: Medientrends 2022: Technologie und Innovation
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Gespräch über die drei große Themen, die die Medienbranche im Bereich Technologie und Innovation 2022 bewegen werden: Next Level Internet, synthetische Medien und Community Cenctricity.

This talk is in: German
Media Convention Berlin: Die neue Stärke von Newslettern und Podcasts
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Newsletter und Podcasts gehören schon lange zum Repertoire der Medienlandschaft und erfreuen sich in letzter Zeit einer neuen Beliebtheit. Woran das liegt? Sie punkten durch Eigenschaften, die in der Medienwelt nicht selbstverständlich sind: Persönlichkeit, Intimität und das explizite Ja des Nutzers.

This talk is in: German
dmexco 2019: Self Care: Can technology help us to live a healthier life?
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Smartphones help us to communicate, they help us to navigate, they help us to order food – long story short: Smartphones help us with everything. But can they also help us to stay healthy? Because on the other hand: Always online, always available - some of us are stressed out by that. We discuss what is the way to deal with it and how to find a balance for our job and professional life. A conversation about meditation, mindfulness and burnout treatment using technology.