Paulina Fröhlich is Head of the Future of Democracy Programme at Das Progressive Zentrum. She directs innovative dialogue projects, such as "Europa Hört", designs and curates Innocracy, a conference on democratic transformation, and co-authors discussion papers, such as "Glotzt nicht so romantisch" and the study "Die Talkshow-Gesellschaft". Fröhlich also heads the development of the digital platform "European Hub for Civic Engagement". Previously, Paulina Fröhlich worked in water management and development cooperation. In 2016 she co-founded the initiative "Kleiner Fünf", which developed the strategy of "radical politeness" to counter right-wing populism.