"Rita Dias" "President" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Rita_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Rita_2308_thumb.png" "Rita is 27 and comes from the coast of Portugal. She has a bachelor's in Political Science and International Relations and a Master's in Public Policy. Rita did her Erasmus in Leuven, Belgium, and worked at the United States Embassy in Lisbon in 2018 and in the Political Observatory in the Association for Political Studies and Scientifical Research in 2020. She joined ESN in 2018 when she moved to Lisbon to start her master's. She held several positions in the network, such as President of Portugal and Liaison Officer for Inclusive Mobility. As president, she is responsible for the general coordination of the organisation, external relations, policy, and advocacy. Her main priorities include increasing participation in learning mobility and fostering civic engagement and participation of young people through Erasmus." "https://twitter.com/a_ritadias" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-rita-dias-6ba68314a/" "[email protected]" "Ioannis Pagoulatos" "Vice President for Governance" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Giannis_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Giannis_2308_thumb.png" "Ioannis is 27 years old, and he comes from Greece. Studying Architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, he took the opportunity to experience his Erasmus+ studies in Bucharest, Romania, and two traineeships, in Belgrade, Serbia, and Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal. After joining ESN UniBucharest, and later ESN AUTH, Ioannis got actively involved in the local, national, and international level of ESN, undertaking, among others, the coordinator’s position of the Membership Team. As the Vice President for Governance, Ioannis coordinates the internal operating procedures of ESN, oversees the performance of its various support structures, provides support to the National Organisations by ensuring their sustainability, and handles the matters of membership in the organisation." "https://twitter.com/pagougX" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/ioannis-pagoulatos/" "[email protected]" "Adéla Smejkalová" "Vice President for Development" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Adel_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Adel_2308_thumb.png" "Adél is 27 and comes from the Czech Republic. She studied Economic Policy at Masaryk University in Brno and did her Erasmus mobility in Seville, Spain. She joined ESN in 2017 after she came back from her mobility. Adél has been President of ESN Czech Republic in 2020-2022 and Regional Coordinator for Central Europe. As Vice President for Development, she is responsible for ESN's non-statutory events and other project or training-related events. Adél is also responsible for topics connected to the network's development, Social Impact, capacity building and training in the network as well as Youth Work, recognition of volunteering and advocacy in terms of Skills and Employability." "https://twitter.com/adel_smejkalova" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/adelasmejkalova/" "[email protected]" "Ayberk Yavuz" "Treasurer" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Ayberk_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Ayberk_2308_thumb.png" "Ayberk is 25 and he comes from the middle Anatolia region called Cappadocia in Turkey. He has a bachelor's degree in Structural Engineering from Eskisehir Osmangazi University. He got his Masters' degree in Earthquake and tall building design from Bucharest Technical University of Construction. He joined ESN in 2018 when he moved back to his bachelor city after Erasmus+. He was the President of ESN Turkey for 1 year and Financial Auditor of ESN Turkey in the following year. As Treasurer, He is responsible for the development and management of ESN's products, management of financial resources, management of gadgets and merchandising and general financial control. His main priority is to level up ESN International's products and services at their top level." "https://twitter.com/ayberkyvz" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/ayberkyvz/" "[email protected]" "Lina Mohorić" "Communication Manager" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Lina_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Lina_2308_thumb.png" "Lina is a 24 year-old born and raised on the coast of Croatia. While her formal education ended up being in Cultural Studies, through which she experienced an Erasmus+ exchange in Prague, her volunteering experiences since middle school led her to joining ESN in 2019. She has always been keen on photography, writing, and social media, however, only through ESN she discovered her true passion for communications. After spending two years as the Communication Manager of ESN Croatia, she moved to Brussels to join the Headquarters of ESN as the Communications Assistant through European Solidarity Corps. Now, she holds the position of the Communication Manager, safeguarding the brand of ESN and representing the voice of the Erasmus Generation." "https://twitter.com/lina_mohoric" "http://www.linkedin.com/in/lina-mohori%C4%87-a907901b2" "[email protected]" "Darwyn Bruelemans" "Web Project Administrator" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Darwyn_2308.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Darwyn_2308_thumb.png" "Darwyn is 27 years old Belgian born in Sint-Niklaas. He has a bachelor's in computer sciences from College Vives in Kortrijk. Combining his passion for IT and his interest in the world, he joined ESN in 2015. He was WPA of ESN Belgium for two years and IT Community manager for two years in ESN International. As Web Project Administrator, he is responsible for managing of all the websites and IT infrastructure. Darwyn is also responsible for pushing the transformation in the digitalisation of ESN and the Erasmus+ projects. His main goals include a streamlined digital experience for mobility and making participation in mobility easy as the click of a button." "https://www.linkedin.com/in/darwyn-bruelemans-aa44a116a" "[email protected]"
International Board 2023/2024
The International Board of Erasmus Student Network consists of six elected board members for a mandate of one year. The six board members cover the following positions: President, Vice President for Governance, Vice President for Development, Treasurer, Communication Manager, and Web Project Administrator.