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MA Nadja SCHMIDT Executive Director, ICAN Austria - International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Vienna


 Nadja Schmidt is the Director and Co-Founder of the Austrian branch of ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017. Since 2017, Nadja is the Founder & CEO of Visuelles, a digital communications agency based in Vienna. Before getting involved with ICAN, she was working in the Departement for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as research assistant at the University of Vienna, as consultant in the field of science communication and served as Secretary General of the Austrian Political Science Association. Nadja is also lecturing at the University of Vienna and the IES Abroad Vienna. Nadja holds a Masters Degree in Political Science and Communications from University of Vienna and a Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary European Science of the College of Europe.