Katrin has been active in the field of harm reduction in the past 15 years. She is a social worker for Drug Scouts project Leipzig. Drug Scouts promotes harm reduction and supports young drug users in making positive and knowledge-based choices on drug use. One of her favourite fields of action is international (peer) work. She has been the leader of international peer trainings and managed international field interventions. She is also the president of NEW Net - the European network of community-based NGOs acting in the fields of health promotion and nightlife.