Regina Joy


Born August 16th, 1977 in Bonn to Indian parents – Malayalees from the State of
Kerala who have been working in Germany since 1967 (Mother) and 1976 (Father).

Basic education at the Interdenominational Reuter Primary School (1984-1987) as well as at the Catholic Nikolaus Primary School, Bonn (1987-88).

Passed the “Abitur” from the St. Angela Erzbischöflisches Gymnasium in Bad Münstereifel - a German Private Ecclesiastical High School; attended the same Gymnasium with elder brother, Prince, where both have been boarders (1993-97). Prior to that studied at the Private Ecclesiastical Liebfrauen Academic Secondary School for Girls, Bonn (1988-1993).

Had the distinction of being elected – one of the very few foreign students in the School – as the President of the Student Body for two consecutive terms.

Altar Server in the St. Elisabeth German Parish Church and at the School Chapels.

Practical Training in Nursing at the University Gynaecological Clinic (at the new born ward) and Midwifery School (1993); Training in First Aid at the German Red Cross in Bonn (1993). Volunteer service with the sick and the aged in hospitals during school vacations.

 “Au Pair” with an American family in North Port at the State of New York (August 1997 until September 1998).

Master in Special Education (Sonderpaedagogik) from Cologne University, Germany (2001-2006); currently doing Masters in Children and Adolescent Psychotherapy (Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapie) at the “Ausbildungs-institut für Kinder- und Jugendlichenpsychotherapie”, Universitätsklinikum Köln.

•Lead Flight Attendant (P1) with the German Lufthansa* (in service since 11/1998); has had the opportunity to fly to all continents where Lufthansa flies. These various visits had helped her to become acquainted and make friends with a variety of people and to appreciate the unique perspective of each others lives.

*Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the Flag Carrier of Germany and the largest airline
in Europe. The name is derived from Luft (the German word for "air"), and
Hansa (after Hanseatic League, the powerful medieval trading group). The
airline is the world's fifth-largest operating services to 18 domestic
destinations and 183 international destinations in 78 countries across Africa,
Americas, Asia and Europe. Together with its partners Lufthansa services
around 410 destinations.

Fluent in the following languages: English, German and Malayalam with dual cultural tradition of India and Germany, as well as attainments in French and Spanish; Computer literate.

Scuba Diving, Motor Biking, Music, Sports, Theatre.

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