Elin Baranyai-Ulvestad

Project Manager, Austrian Red Cross

Categories: Alumni, NGOs

***Alumna of the Ashoka Visionary Program (CEE) 2022/2023***

Elin is originally from Alesund in Norway and joined the Austrian Red Cross for the first time in 2003. Elin acquired broad experience with international work during her years of service with the Austrian Red Cross. She has organized many international conferences and conventions and was a project coordinator for projects funded by the EU. After gaining several years of experience within marketing and sales in the private sector she is currently working as a Project Manager for the Business Skills and Enterprise Development program REDpreneur.

REDpreneur is a first-of-its kind innovation and acceleration program of the Austrian Red Cross to support innovative impact driven Red Cross enterprises. Elin is passionate about working in an international environment and has lately become more and more committed to supporting Social Entrepreneurship within the Red Cross Movement.

Elin grew up in Norway, has lived in Sweden, Germany and Austria and can speak Norwegian, Swedish,
Danish, German and English. She holds a Master’s degree and has extensive professional experience
in Marketing and Communication.

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