Viktoria Wieschollek was born in Heidelberg, Germany. She acquired her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus on banking at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Karlsruhe. Subsequently, she joined the Mannheim Master in Management program at the University of Mannheim where she specialized in human resource management and leadership. She graduated with her Master’s degree in Management (M.Sc.) in February 2020. During her studies, Viktoria spent a semester abroad at BI Norwegian Business School Oslo in Norway and gained practical experiences in the banking industry as well as in the field of human resource management through various internships. Since May 2020, she has been a PhD candidate at the Chair of Business Administration, Human Resource Management and Leadership at the University of Mannheim and has joined the Management Program of the Center of Doctoral Studies in Business at GESS in September 2020.