Trained as a historian, in 2018 Etta was appointed the Digital Strategy Manager at Übersee-Museum in Bremen. Prior to that, she was at the Digital & Publishing department at the Jewish Museum Berlin. During this time, she worked as a curator of multimedia and online content on German-Jewish history, conceived the digital availability of the collection, and implemented digital information management projects and workflows.
Etta has lectured on Public History at the Freie Universität and Digital History at Universität Bremen. She is currently pursuing her PhD on the subject of history workshops in Western Germany of the 1980s at Freie Universität Berlin.