Tainah Tigelaar graduated in 2014 with double honors in the field of Communication and Media with a minor in International and European Politics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As a part of her Honors project she filmed and worked on a documentary entitled ‘The Faces of Multiculturalism’ which investigated the multicultural make-up of the city of Rotterdam. She also contributed to research on civic engagement conducting a multidisciplinary literature review on ‘empowerment’ and blogged about examples of online empowerment. She is now based in Basel and looks forward to put her creative skills to good use in her contribution to TEST the Rock Opera.