Inspiration, innovation and inclusion: Shaping our future with  the social and solidarity economy


Natalie Laechelt


Economist/Policy Analyst


Natalie Laechelt has been working at OECD since 2016, initially on 21st century skills, social inclusion, gender equality and the link between education and civil society organisations. Since 2021, she is investigating the social impact associations, cooperatives, foundations, mutual organisations and social enterprises are creating, still with a particular focus on youth and gender equality. Natalie holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration and International Commerce from Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) and University of Glamorgan as well as a bachelors and masters in Political Science from LMU Munich. She also studied at NUS in Singapore and Sciences Po in Paris.