We are all standing on the shoulders of giants. – Sir Isaac Newton
Market System Development – The Springfield Centre, UK | A systemic approach to export promotion by facilitating partner organisations in exporting countries.
Leading People – a different leadership seminar – MCV Management Center Vorarlberg, Austria
The principles of successful leadership – BWI,Management Weiterbildung, Zurich
Gender Equality and Peacebuilding – Swisspeace University of Basel | The critically thinking about gender and its relevance to the development of lasting and sustainable peace.
International Humanitarian Law & Protection of Civilians in armed conflicts – SDC in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC | The principles of Swiss humanitarian work and how to put it into practice.
2000 – 2006
Master of Science – Department of Geography University of Zurich, Switzerland
Masters’ Thesis: Taking Care of Water – Sustainability of Rural Water Supply Schemes | An integrated case study in Northern and Eastern Ethiopia on Water Management Systems under the perspective of social, economic and technical aspects
Main subjects: ▪ Human, Social and Economic Geography ▪ Sustainable Tourism ▪ Soil Sciences ▪ Remote Sensing Systems
Subsidiary subjects: ▪ Environmental Sciences ▪ Corporate Social Responsibility ▪ Phytogeography ▪ Mathematics ▪ Geology
1996 – 1999
Higher School for Adult Education – Aargauische Maturitätsschule für Erwachsene AME, Aarau
1993 – 1995
Vocational Education (Tourism Sector) – Wirtschaftsschule KV, Baden with Certificate of Qualification