Anne Bansen was born on 28 January 1990 in Berlin. She first studied English and history at the Humboldt University in Berlin from 2009 to 2014. Bachelor’s studies in industrial design followed at the HTW Berlin University of Applied Sciences from 2015 to 2020. Bansen completed numerous internships during this time, for example, at the Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research & Innovation (CeRRI), the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin research centre for material and energy, and as a working student at the Brose innovation workshop for car parts. She completed her bachelor’s degree with honours in 2020.
Bansen is currently working on her master’s at the Potsdam University of Applied Science, while continuing to be a research assistant at Fraunhofer CeRRI. In her work, she focuses on universal design and user experience, whereby the topic of safety in daily life plays an important role.