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Co-Founder, CEO & Chairwoman VRBB // ootiboo/ VRBB
In 2020, after a total of 13 years working for the prestige Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Kathleen left the world of scientific research institutions and became a technologist & alchemist at the Berlin “Human2Human” company J2C – Journey 2 Creation-, a consulting firm with a focus on corporate culture. At the same time, Kathleen Schröter was elected to the board of VRBB – Virtual Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg, where she acts as honorary chairwoman. In November 2021 she founded ootiboo together with two colleagues from J2C and a longtime friend from the film industry. In collaboration with creative industry stakeholders, teachers and neuroscientists, ootiboo investigates the effects of fostering creative expression on the cognitive development, collaborative thinking, critical questioning and mental health in children and grown-up alike worldwide. In 2018, the Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) honored her with the Distinguished Leadership Award in L.A. as one of 13 influential women from the entertainment and high-tech industry.