Andrea Pozderac lives in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and she became involved in GIF in 2016 as a participant, and returned in 2019 as a Mentor. She is studying political science and international relations at University Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, with a minor in international law and diplomacy. Andrea has been engaged in the European Youth Parliament since 2016 where she had a chance to hold different positions, as a National Committee Board Member in the 2017-2018 term, a Public Relations core organiser for Ljubljana 2021 International Session of EYP, and at various sessions.

Jonatan Hermann, like his colleagues, is an alumnus of GIF 2016. He returned to GIF in 2019 as a Mentor and is now looking forward to returning s third time, as project manager. Jonatan is a political science student at the University of Vienna and has long held a passion for politics and international relations. He has been active in Model United Nations since 2015 as a delegate, chair and organizer, a path which led him towards applying for GIF in 2016. He hopes to continue the success of the project with his colleagues and the new team!

Lucie Slamova is a bachelor’s student in politics and international studies at the University of Warwick, UK and has participated in GIF in the year of 2016, returning as a mentor in 2017. In the past, she has been involved in numerous other non-formal education projects, i.a. Prague Student Summit and Czech Model U.S. Congress. She has also participated in a number of MUN conferences and is a competitive debater, having been one half of the Warwick A team for European University Debating Championships.

Jonas Tylewski is the second co-founder and former director of GIF and board member of GIA — as well as a BFTF alumni since 2011. Jonas holds degrees in law from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and is now working in a Berlin-based law firm in the field of intellectual property and pursuing research for a PhD. Jonas dedicates most of his free time to GIA’s projects – especially the Fellowship – seeking to connect youth and young leaders across the globe.

Muriel Klußmann participated in Global-In Fellowship in 2016 and became a board member of the Association in 2018. After interning at the Goethe-Institute — a German cultural association — in Nairobi, Kenya, Muriel started her law studies at University of Potsdam and later Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Having experienced the strong international spirit of GIF, she joined the board to foster the sustainable impact of the association and the newly established network.

Johannes Leuschke started as a GIF mentor in 2015 and became a director in 2017 — and similar to Jonas and Hedda, he is a BFTF alumnus (2014). Interested in international and public affairs, he holds a bachelors from the University of London and is currently studying law at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. His work experiences are varied, from the German chamber of commerce in Tehran, a law firm in Stockholm, the EU mission in London and the lobby office of a French defence company. As a board member of GIA, he hopes to promote the understanding necessary for tomorrow’s challenges.

Hedda Nielsen is a co-founder and former director of the Global-In Fellowship and a board member of the Global-In Association. She holds an MSc in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics, and has studied politics and economics at Lund University, UC Berkeley and Sciences Po (Paris). Today, Hedda works as a research assistant at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm. Since representing Sweden at the US State Department program “Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship” (BFTF) in 2011 she has worked to give other youth similar opportunities — and now also to provide possibilities for alumni to connect further.

Samuel Groesch is our Communications Manager; coordinating communications connected to the Association, the Network and the Fellowship. Samuel is currently pursuing a bachelors in communications, culture and management at Zeppelin University (Germany). With an interest in politics and youth involvement, Samuel has worked with the German Youthpress since 2014 to organize media and politics projects — and is now supporting the GIA to do the same. 

Fabian Angeloni is the third co-founder and board member of Global-In Association. He studies law and business administration at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). After many years as a volunteer for the German Youthpress, he is now involved in the media organization as a consultant on data security. Following his passion and love for travelling, he is also a part-time flight attendant. Within the GIA, Fabian is working with finances and administration.