Janina Moschner studied art therapy (BA) at the HfWU Nürtingen and Social Sciences (BA) at the University of Stuttgart. She achieved her MA in 2020 at the University of Reading in International Relations, focusing on interdisciplinary and systemic approaches in the realm of transnational water rights, distribution, and uses. In 2021, Janina Moschner founded the “Institute for Modern Indigenous Knowledge” that advocated the recognition of traditional as complement to academic knowledge for sustainable development work. Since September 2022 she works as research associate for ZIRIUS. In the ZUWAKO project she links her experience of diverse actor networks in the water sector with innovative methods of scenario research to anticipate possible futures of German water resources as well as potential conflicts.