Marie Seidel holds a MA in Intercultural Communication and Translation from the Institute of Intercultural Communication and Management in Paris (2010). She gained experience in communication while interning at the Indian Embassy in Paris and the French Consulate in Saarbrücken. She worked as a translator in London and Zurich for two years before joining the New European Movement Switzerland as a communication assistant. Marie joined swisspeace in March 2014 and is working as an editor at the Centre for Peacebuilding (KOFF) and Communications Officer at the Policy & Platform Program.