Petra Drenth (1970) studied at the College for Booksellers and Publishers and Economic and Social History at the University of Amsterdam. She worked as a researcher for the Stichting Onderzoek Terugkeer en Opvang (SOTO) and NIOD and as a curator and project assistant at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. As a freelancer, she writes fiction.
Since 2010 she is Publicity and Dissemination Officer of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) project. NIOD is coordinator of this European project. She is among other projects responsible for the EHRI website and EHRI Newsletter. Since 2015 she is also Dissemination Officer for the international project PARTHENOS.
- 2007-2010: NIOD, researcher
- 2004-2007: Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam, curator and project assistant