IWC Board of Directors

IWC Board of Directors

From left to right: Sonia Shehryar (President, Pakistan), April Scott (Secretary, USA), Myriam Laroche (Vice President, Canada), Lea Kummer (Representative, Serbia), Zalina Stauch (Treasurer, Singapore)

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Sonia Shehryar - IWC President

Sonia Shehryar - IWC President

Sonia Shehryar is a Pakistani, a dentist by profession and a baker by hobby. She grew up in a military family and studied for her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) in Karachi. She is married to a Pakistani career diplomat & is mother to two boys ages 19 & 16.  While on posting in Budapest, Sonia studied for her Doctor Medical Dental (DMD) degree from Semmelweis University and attained her license to practice in the EU. She has practiced ...

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Zalina Stauch - IWC Vice President

Zalina Stauch - IWC Vice President

Zalina Stauch, Vice President Zalina Stauch, a native of Singapore, has lived in Germany, Brazil, India, France, and now Serbia. She has worked freelance as a training and management consultant for a Singapore-based employer. She has also been an active participant in the work of NGOs in several of the countries in which she has lived. She is fluent and proficient in English, German, and Bahasa and also speaks basic Portuguese and French. She has a Bachelor ...

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April Scott - IWC Secretary

April Scott - IWC Secretary

April Scott is an American citizen who's been living in Belgrade with her Serbian husband since 2017. She is a certified executive coach, with an undergraduate degree in Communications from Georgia State University and an MBA from the University of California Los Angeles. April is a specialist in human resources, specifically in the areas of people and organization development. Her career in the U.S. was spent working for multinational companies including ...

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Zalina Stauch - IWC Treasurer

Zalina Stauch - IWC Treasurer

Zalina Stauch, a native of Singapore, has lived in Germany, Brazil, India, France, and now Serbia. She has worked freelance as a training and management consultant for a Singapore-based employer. She has also been an active participant in the work of NGOs in several of the countries in which she has lived. She is fluent and proficient in English, German, and Bahasa and also speaks basic Portuguese and French. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at ...

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Lea Kummer - IWC Representative

Lea Kummer - IWC Representative

Lea is a political journalist, a job that took her to many countries. She reported about a variety of interesting events and covered international conferences. She spent 12 years in the Middle East in two terms, living in Cairo but traveling to UAE, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Sudan, and the Palestinian territories. She has also lived in Israel, Canada, and Sweden. She spent five years living in Germany, where she worked for German radio. Lea’s husband was ...

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Katarina Silevski - Head of the Charity Committee

Katarina Silevski - Head of the Charity Committee

Katarina Silevski was born and raised in Belgrade. She started her career working in a lawyer’s office in Belgrade. She loves reading and writing. She takes interest in learning about charity work, child health care, and other related topics. She was part of the Raffle team at the IWC Charity Bazaar in 2018 and 2019. In addition to Serbian, Katarina speaks English and Russian. Also, she is a member of the Serbian ...

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Iva D. Stojanovic - IWC Administrative Assistant

Iva D. Stojanovic - IWC Administrative Assistant

Iva has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and two master’s degree in the field of project management and cultural policy from University of Arts in Belgrade and University Lumière Lyon 2, France. She has worked as a project coordinator and researcher on international projects with USAID, the EU, and York University in the field of local development and employment. So far her academic work and business articles have ...

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Livia Abrudan - Fundraising Committee Coordinator

Livia Abrudan - Fundraising Committee Coordinator

Livia Abrudan comes from Bucharest, Romania. She has a BA in Communication and Public Relations from the National University of Political Science and Public Administration Bucharest and a Postgraduate in Leadership and Management. Before starting to accompany her husband, a career diplomat, in his postings, she worked in product marketing and marketing communication in the high-end luxury sector for almost 15 years. She is passionate about ...

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