December 8, 2023 - Friday: GDForum - Europe (5:00pm-7:00pm GMT)
Liza Gashi is the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora of the Republic of Kosova. She has experience as an executive leader, innovator, and entrepreneur leading initiatives in policy, research, and engagement of multi-stakeholders in governance, development, migration, and diplomacy. Formerly she established and served as
executive director of GERMIN, a regional nonprofit organization specializing in engaging diaspora communities to advance the development and democratization of their home countries in Western Balkans. She also established KosovoDiaspora.org, a crowdsourcing digital engagement and diplomacy platform that promoted Kosovo's
statehood internationally. She has policy and research experience in international development, innovation, public diplomacy, migration and diaspora matters. She obtained her undergraduate from Wartburg College in International Relations, Spanish, and Political Sciences, and her MA from Arizona State University in Public Administration. She is fluent in Albanian, English and Spanish.