Office and Events Manager
Mara Pfneisl is the Office and Events Manager at the VCDNP. She first joined the Center in November 2013, previously working as Administrative Assistant and Events Coordinator. She holds a Master of Advanced International Studies (M.A.I.S.) from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna (2013). Prior to joining VCDNP, she completed an internship at the International Peace Institute, Vienna Office, where she assisted in organizing the 43rd annual IPI Vienna Seminar focusing on the dangerous nexus between crime, conflict and terrorism. Mara also gained experience in interning at the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization at the United Nations in Vienna and working on local political campaigns in the United States.
Mara is fluent in English and German, proficient in Spanish and has basic knowledge of French.