1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Isabelle Schaller

Former Personal Assistant to the Director

Isabelle worked as the Assistant to the Director at UNRISD from July 2007 to May 2008. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Governance from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, where she also completed her undergraduate studies in Business and Administration. She wrote her Master’s Thesis on the subject of “The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Political Systems in Southern Africa”. As part of her studies she spent time at the University of Cape Town as well as the Universidad de San Andres, Buenos Aires.
Before joining UNRISD Isabelle gained work experience with NGOs in India and Argentina, with the Swiss Mission to the United Nations in New York, as well as the private sector in China and Germany.