Member of the European Parliament

Terry Reintke, born in 1987, was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2014. She belongs to the Greens/EFA Group and is the youngest female Member of the European Parliament. She is a strong supporter of youth rights and pushes for a stronger social dimension of the European Union. She was born and raised in Gelsenkirchen and studied political science in Berlin and Edinburgh. She started getting interested in politics at the age of 16 and became an activist of the Young Greens shortly afterwards. Before becoming a Member of the European Parliament, Terry was the spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Greens.

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