Maria Ljung

  • Position: Program Lead
  • Organisation: SEIF - Driving Social Innovation
  • Country: Switzerland

Maria manages the Europe-wide business plan competition SEIF Awards, with a focus on Tech for Impact.

In her role, she looks for European impact entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and/or environmental challenges, contributing to the UN SDGs. She has a strong belief in fostering the positive potential of technology to achieve sustainable and scalable impact. Her academic background is in economics, international relations and journalism.

Before joining SEIF, she primarily worked within business, culture and trade promotion in the public and non-profit sectors in Switzerland and Europe.