Terry Reintke is a Member of the European Parliament, elected in 2014 at the age of 27 which made her the youngest female MEP. She belongs to the Greens/EFA Group and is a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL), the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM), as well as the Committee on Regional Development (REGI).
She is also the Greens/EFA coordinator on the FEMM Committee where she pushes for gender equality, more progressive antidiscrimination policies, the recognition of new family models, and the support of queer movements all over Europe.
Following the European elections and in the run-up of the new Commission, she believes it is time to set a feminist agenda for the European Union. In 2017, Reintke was included in the Time Magazine Person of the Year award for her involvement in the #MeeToo movement.