Alev Dudek is a German-American-Turkish blogger and author. As an established scholar in diversity, she served on the executive board of the International Society for Diversity Management in Berlin. She has an Abitur from Duerer-Gymnasium in Nuremberg, Germany; a Bachelor in Applied Liberal Studies and a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University, and two professional certificates from Georgetown University in Washington DC. In her Master thesis, Ms. Dudek researched the gap in earnings based on gender and race. Her research papers further include: The relation between race and incarceration at an example of Kalamazoo, Michigan; equity in school funding (comparison Germany and the USA); equity in human resources systems. As an investigator, Ms. Dudek contributed to the detection and prevention of housing discrimination in Southwest Michigan.