Ludmila Bogdan is completing her PhD dissertation on human trafficking in Eastern Europe at the University of Vienna. Prior to this she received a Master of Advanced International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. Currently, Ludmila is conducting a research project on sexual harassment of interns at international organizations. Her experience includes writing, publishing, and presenting research projects on human rights, human trafficking, international security, LGBT, sexuality, economic sanctions, frozen and ethnic conflicts at Harvard University, Columbia University, and SciecesPo. She also gained experience in international relations, multilateral diplomacy, and international security through positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs, and Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training.
WIIS Austria Vice-President
Anais Weinberger studied Translation (German/French/Italian) and Sociology (Bachelor) at the University of Vienna. She then did her Master in Sociology at the University of Florence and got a Diploma in International Relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. She is also finishing, by January 2017, a Business Management Course (University of Graz/Austria). Her work experience includes several internships (for example at the “Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie” and at “der Standard”, an Austrian daily newspaper). Anais previously worked as a Project Manager for EU-founded projects in the educational field and as a trainee at the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN.
Andre Novellino Gouvêa
WIIS Austria Research Manager
Andre Novellino Gouvêa was born in Brazil in 1988. He majored in History at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, also acting as research assistant during that time. He concluded his Master's degree at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, where he was economics section editor for the students' magazine Polemics. Andre was a guest lecturer for the Neue Medien in Geschichtswissenschaft und Geschichtsunterricht workshop at the University of Vienna. He speaks fluent Portuguese, English and German."
WIIS Austria Media and Communication Manager
Élianne Gendron is currently completing her last year of her Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and International Relations at Laval’s University in Québec. She spent a semester abroad at Sciences Po Strasbourg in fall 2016, grasping the opportunity to live in Europe for a few months. She is interested to various issues concerning international security and feminism, a combination she was happy to find and pursue during her implication with Women in International Security. Her short-term goals include completing a Masters degree in Conflict Studies/War Studies in London and find a career in which she could satisfy her curiosity on international affairs while contributing to concrete projects in that field.
Outreach Officer, International Atomic Energy Agency
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