Part of Emina Popaja's job is to make the population and politicians in Switzerland aware of the need for humanitarian aid. And on that she can be quite clear. Also when it comes to promoting diversity and equality.

For the alumna of the Mercator Fellowship for International Affairs questions of diversity and an emphatic leadership culture are important. They play a role not only in her work and in her interaction with her team at the Swiss Foreign Office. Being part of the career-building program and growing network of Mercatora she continuously exchanges on leadership issues and question of personal and professional growth with other alumnae of Stiftung Mercator. Her next professional challenge will soon follow - a move to Russia to head the foreign policy and public diplomacy section at the Swiss Embassy in Moscow.

We are sure that our alumna will also take this step with great success and wish her much joy and fulfillment in her new role!

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