Ise Bosch grew up next to the headquarters of Robert Bosch company, though, at the time, she was more interested in music. Nowadays she works full time as a philanthropic activist. She is co-founder of Pecunia network of women with inherited wealth, and the German women’s fund, filia. die frauenstiftung. Her book ‘Besser Spenden! Ein Leitfaden für nachhaltiges Engagement’ (‘Giving better! A guide to sustainable engagement’) was published in 2007 by C.H. Beck. It is the first and as yet only German language publication on giving from a donor’s perspective. Her personal focus is on human rights and gender. She is executive director of ‘Dreilinden gGmbH’ and supports gender diversity globally.