Senior Program Manager
Office of Science & Technology
Embassy of Austria
Simone Poetscher has been a member of the Office of Science & Technology (OST) team since July 2006.
She gained experience working in the private sector in the fields of public relations and event management in Vienna, Austria, while completing her studies. She has been working in project management in the public sector, supporting an Austrian university and, for the past several years, the offices of the Embassy of Austria in Washington, DC. Since April 2012, Pötscher hosts the Event Management blog Mona's Event Dos & Don'ts, shining the spotlight on day-to-day efforts and challenges in the events industry.
A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Poetscher also holds a master’s degree in communications and English from the University of Vienna, Austria, and a certificate in project management from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. In addition, she has been awarded certificates in the fields of speech communications, leadership, and business economics.
- A Bright Alternative: Austro-Indian Solar Cooking Initiatives (April 21, 2010)
- A Memorable Journey – the In Search of Memory Tour, US 2009 (April 10, 2009)