Marie-Christine Heinze has regularly worked with YPC as a consultant and partner since 2008. She is a co-founder and President of CARPO in Bonn, Germany. At YPC, she focused on gender and security issues.
Marie-Christine Heinze holds a master in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science, and International and European Law from the University of Bonn and a master in Peace and Security Studies from the University of Hamburg. Her PhD thesis on material culture and socio-political change in Yemen in the field of social anthropology at the University of Bielefeld was successfully completed in 2015.