Nadja Schmidt

Nadja Schmidt is the director and co-founder of the Austrian branch of ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Nadja is also the founder & CEO of Visuelles, a digital communications agency based in Vienna. Before getting involved with ICAN, she was working in the department for disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Further, Nadja served as secretary general of the Austrian Political Science Association, as research assistant at the department of political science at the University of Vienna, as well as science communication expert.

Nadja is currently lecturing at the University of Vienna and the IES abroad Vienna.

Nadja holds a masters degree in political science and communications from University of Vienna and a masters degree in interdisciplinary European Science from the College of Europe.