Nieves Patiño

Nieves Patiño Martín joined IVAA as a Junior Advocacy Officer at the beginning of 2023.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration of UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) in Madrid, Spain. Thereafter, she completed her Master of Sciences in Conflict and Development at Gent Universiteit, Belgium. Formerly, she worked […]

Isabelle Salameh

Isabelle Salameh joined IVAA in 2023. Isabelle holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health and Development Sciences from the University of Balamand and a Master’s in Public Health, with a Health Management and Policies concentration, from the American University of Beirut. She has extensive experience in communications, policy, and research, thanks to her previous work in several […]

Janka Szoke

Janka Szoke works as Advocacy Officer at IVAA, and joined the IVAA Secretariat in February 2019 as part-time Advocacy Assistant. She is a human behavior analyst (BA) with training in social sciences (MSc), who holds the European Certificate in the Anthropology of Social Dynamics and Development. Previously she worked as an international research fellow in […]

Lora Ivanova

Lora Ivanova joined IVAA in mid-2019. Lora holds a BA degree in Political Science from the University of Vienna and a MSc degree in Communications Science and Journalism from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Lora has extensive experience in the coordination and management of communications projects. Her independent consultancy activities include clients from the civil society […]

Elisa Baldini

Elisa Baldini joined IVAA in June 2018. She is a specialist in EU Advocacy, who holds a Masters in International Relations and an Executive Masters in EU Project Management. She has previously worked for the Christian Blind Mission, Plan International and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, in roles focusing on the health and education sectors […]