Designation: Project Manager


Desirée Custers

Desirée Custers

Desirée Custers is Project Manager in CARPO’s Iran-Saudi Dialogue Initiative. She has several years of experience in the field of international relations, including environmental peacebuilding and track 2 and 1,5 diplomacy. She has previously worked for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) programs at the Stimson Center and the EastWest Institute. Desirée holds an […]

Read more...
Sina Winkel

Sina Winkel

Sina Winkel joined CARPO in November 2019 to work at the interface of environmental and health issues. She studied Geography B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Development & Globalization with a focus on Medical Geography at the University of Bonn. During that time, she focused on mental health issues in relation to environmental change, humanitarian aid and […]

Read more...
Mirjam Schmidt

Mirjam Schmidt

Mirjam Schmidt is a Project Manager in CARPO’s Iran-Saudi Dialogue Initiative. She has been working in different dialogue projects in the past years and gained profound experience in the field of cultural dialogue. She conceptualized and moderated the CARPO podcast “Katar 2022 – Mehr als eine WM” together with her colleague Sebastian Sons in the context of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Additionally she moderates the annual CARPO Research Forum.
Before joining CARPO she worked at the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung) and the International Office Department “European & International Networks” of the University of Bonn. She holds an M.A. in Asian Studies with a focus on Religious Studies from the University of Bonn after finishing her B.A. in International Relations at the Rhein Waal University of Applied Science.
Read more

Read more...