Manager, Corporate Relations and International Foundations Grants
Institutional Advancement and Communications
Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs
Areas of Expertise/Research
- Corporate & Foundation Giving
- International Development
Annika Luedke is the Manager of International Corporate Relations & Foundations Grants at The Office of Institutional Advancement and Communications/The Foundation for City College.
She oversees a national and international portfolio of foundations and corporate partners who provide monetary, intellectual and infrastructure support to the college community. She engages alumni, donors and students, and fosters cross-divisional collaboration to communicate CCNY’s mission to Harlem, New York City, and the world.
Originally from Germany, she received a BA in International Communication and Public Affairs with Honors from Hanze University Groningen, The Netherlands. She was a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation and graduated with an MA in International Relations from the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership in 2017 with a research interest in the Common European Security and Defence Policy. She also served as the President of the International Affairs Association at CCNY and was a Colin Powell Graduate Fellow with awarded research in educational equity policy.
She is particularly proud to be a member of a team that supports Benny’s Food Pantry, providing access to healthy meals to CUNY students and Harlem residents. Her work includes successful submissions for private and public grants, endowed scholarship funds, research fellowships, and faculty support.