Nadia Tjahja is a PhD Fellow at United Nations University-CRIS and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), working on the project “The contribution of global and regional multistakeholder mechanisms in improving global governance (GREMLIN)”, which is a collaboration between UNU-CRIS, VUB and the Centre for EU Studies at Ghent University. She is supervised by Prof. Dr. Jamal Shahin.
Nadia has advocated over ten years for youth participation in education and politics and continues to empower and train young people to contribute to international policy-making. Currently she is the coordinator of youth activities at the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) and the Communications Chair of the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet). Nadia was the former Vice President Communications at Young European Leadership, where she was co-project leader of the Young European Council 2015, awarded with the European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2016 and Agency Coordinator of the 2016 prize-winning online international source verification and fact checking campaign Newsworthy. She was Steering Committee Member representing WEOG for the UN Youth Coalition on Internet Governance 2017-2019. She is a graduate from the College of Europe (Natolin) and Vesalius College (Brussels)