Maria Bierbaum Oehlenschläger
Press and Communication Coordinator
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+45 3153 3016

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Focus area(s): Press and Communication
Region(s): Global, Denmark
Fields of expertise: Strategic communication, public affairs
Languages: Danish, English, German

IWGIA’s website, Twitter, Facebook, and Skype are always open on Maria’s desktop, as she is realising the ambitions of IWGIA’s Communication Strategy. Coming from various positions in media houses and in international development organisations, Maria has thorough experience in handling daily communication as well as strategic processes. Since obtaining her Masters in African Studies and Masters of the Arts in Comparative Literature, communicating human rights from cultural to indigenous peoples’ rights have been her core focus.



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Phone: (+45) 35 27 05 00
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