Dr Magdalena Modler-El Abdaoui studied religious and political sciences as well as ethnology in Frankfurt/Main and London. Doctorate on the topic "Social innovation through religious tradition. Engagement and Peers of Young Christians and Muslims with Migration History" (in print/LITVerlag). Educational, diversity and innovation issues in socio-political fields of potential and tension are her hobbyhorses. Since 2022 programme director of the diocesan educational houses Haus der Begegnung / Innsbruck and St Michael / Matrei a.Br.