In her role as a School Services Advisor within the School Support & Evaluation team, Serena supports schools involved in the CIS membership application and accreditation processes. She works closely with accreditation volunteers and CIS Regional Accreditation Officers to build accreditation teams and help them prepare for their visits to schools.
Serena is originally from Italy and moved to the Netherlands with her family in 2015.
Prior joining CIS Serena worked as Private Sector Fundraising – Leadership Giving Senior Assistant at UNHCR and with different fundraising positions for local NGOs. Earlier in her career, she worked as Ferrari Sponsorship Coordinator at AMD - Advanced Micro Devices and as marketing assistant for a local communication agency.
Serena has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the Iulm University, Milan, Italy. She attended the NOHA - Joint Master in International Humanitarian Action in Spain, India and Germany, where she earned the Master’s Degree from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.