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Waya Quiviger

Executive Director

Waya is the Executive Director of the newly launched Transatlantic Relations Initiative at IE. She is also currently the Executive Director of the IE Master in International Relations (MIR). Waya Quiviger teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Global Governance & International Organizations and Aid, Development and Social Entrepreneurship.

Waya Quiviger joined IE Business School as Managing Director of the International MBA program in October 2003. She is currently Executive Director of the Master in International Relations at IE School of International Relations and Executive Director of the newly launched Transatlantic Relations Initiative at IE. Waya is co-Founder of the student-led Social Responsibility Forum, IE’s largest annual symposium on social and environmental issues. Waya Quiviger holds an M.Sc. in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics (LSE), a Master in International Management from the Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University (CA).

Prior to joining IE, Waya worked for the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland as Manager of the Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLTs), a community of outstanding young leaders, many of them social entrepreneurs. She has also consulted for the Women’s Forum and the Club de Madrid. Ms. Quiviger teaches Global Governance & International Organizations in the Master in International Relations and Aid, Development and Social Entrepreneurship in the Bachelor in International Relations as well as various workshops and seminars on design thinking, social entrepreneurship and social innovation in the International MBA, Master in Management, and Master in Finance. She is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding teaching. Waya’s research interests include social innovation, social entrepreneurship, design thinking, global governance, intergovernmental institutions and international relations.