Vanessa Simpson

Lidl U.S.

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis, Podcast

Vanessa Simpson works as a on a team of linguists at Lidl U.S. headquarters doing translation work and stakeholder coordination for the grocery store. She has previous experience as Community Outreach Director in the Providence District Office for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in Fairfax, Virginia. Having spent a year as an exchange student in the CBYX program and living in the Ruhrgebiet, she is dedicated to the exchange of ideas around identity, culture, and community.

Recent Content


Dortmund & Buffalo

Reflections on Social Divisions & Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States In March and June 2022, the second cohort of the AGI Social Divisions and Questions of …

Episode 58: Economic Transformation and Social Divisions in Germany’s Ruhrgebiet

On this episode of the Podcast, AGI President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AGI project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited the …