Pia Gross has already worked in various professional fields, including as an innovation manager, architect, carpenter, and entrepreneur. Today, she is a project manager and networker in the field of culture and creative industries at the Fulda Economic Development Agency. She develops and supports impulse concepts related to climate change, guiding them from ideation to implementation. In this role, she brings scientific know-how from universities to practical partners in rural areas, fostering the creation of creative new transformation approaches and projects. Furthermore, Pia is engaged in the circular economy within regional spaces and companies that explore sustainable, socially-oriented economic structures.