Johanna Blender studied History, Anglistics and Public History in Berlin and Dublin. Her main interests regarding research and educational projects include the diversity of remembrance culture, Jewish history, and comparative history of flight and migration of the 20th and 21st centuries. In 2021, she curated an exhibition on Berlin as a city of refuge for Jewish Displaced Persons after 1945. She joined the Centropa Hamburg office in March 2022 as a project coordinator. She is the line manager for Moldova.