Kathleen Waak majored in Cultural History and Theory and Classical Archaeology (M.A.) at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She has been working for Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in different areas since 2008. As a scientist she investigated Roman sculptures in Spain for the Adolph-Goldschmidt Centre at the Institute for the History of Art and the Image. In addition she worked in public relations for the gallery urban art info for several years and supervised numerous exhibitions.