I am
Ye-One. Öcherin. A Politician.

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I am Ye-One. I want our society to become more equitable. That’s why I’m a member of the SPD. Since 2021, I have been representing you and Aachen in the Bundestag. Here, you can find out how I got there and where I come from.

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I am Öcherin. I was born in Aachen and have lived here my entire life. Aachen is my home. I want Aachen to remain a city that welcomes everyone and is home to many. Here, I will show you what Aachen is to me.

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I am a politician. In the Bundestag, I focus on research and education policy. I am responsible for the transfer between science and practice and for promoting technological and social innovations. What that means in concrete terms and which topics I work on, you can read here.

My core topics

Politics for students

Education and research politics have been a concern of mine for many years. I was involved in university politics during my studies, worked for the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and at various institutes of the RWTH after my...

Migration & Integration

I am a woman with a visible migration history. My parents are from South Korea and came to Aachen as students, before I was born. Because of this biography, I have been affected by migration and integration policies in Germany all my life. Germany is an immigration...


Before I was elected to the Bundestag, I was a local politician on the Aachen City Council. There, my focus was on mobility policy. I represented this policy area as the mobility policy spokesperson of the SPD council group from 2014 to 2022. This is another reason...

Protests in Iran

On September 16, 2022, Jina Mahsa Amini died. She died after being arrested by Iranian morality police for allegedly wearing an improperly fitting headscarf. Her death sparked the largest protests in Iran in decades. I admit: Before September 2022, I was not...

War against Ukraine

When I was elected to the Bundestag in 2021, I would never have thought that a few months later the largest war in Europe since World War II would begin. We all knew that the Corona pandemic was not over yet and that its consequences would keep us busy for a long...
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