Dr Melinda Crane


Dr Melinda Crane

Chief Correspondent

Deutsche Welle TV, USA / Germany

Dr. Melinda Crane has given speeches and moderated events and discussions for a wide range of international organizations and firms. She is a frequent guest and commentator on German television and radio and regularly analyzes US policy for the news broadcaster n-tv. An experienced TV anchor, she is chief political correspondent at DW TV and also hosts the DW talk show “Quadriga”. In 2014 she was awarded the Steuben-Schurz Media Award for her service to transatlantic understanding.

Dr. Crane studied history and political science at Brown University and law at Harvard. She received her PhD in political economy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

As International Affairs Consultant to the discussion show “Sabine Christiansen” she produced interviews with Kofi Annan, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and George Bush, among others.

Her journalistic experience includes work for the “New York Times Magazine”, “The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine,” “The Boston Globe,” the “Christian Science Monitor” and German newspapers and magazines.




Moderator’s Closing Comments & Farewell

Sigrid Bauschert | CEO, Management Circle AG

Dr Melinda Crane | Deutsche Welle TV, USA / Germany


Global Female Leaders 2022

Welcome Address

Sigrid Bauschert | CEO, Management Circle AG

Dr Melinda Crane | Deutsche Welle TV, USA / Germany


Harnessing Technology to Solve Global Challenges

Audrey Tang | Digital Minister of Taiwan

Dr Melinda Crane | Deutsche Welle TV, USA / Germany


Audrey Tang and the Power of Trust

To an audience drawn from business leaders around the world, Audrey Tang is a breath of fresh air and inspiration. The Minister is quietly confident that challenges are there to be overcome, and without a second thought, they apply the creative thought processes and deploy the resources required to overcome them.