IIAS staff is growing! As part of its restructuring, IIAS secretariat recruited a new operational support officer, Nilufar Lebasi. Nilufar has a Master’s degree in translation from the University of Bologna and has been working in Brussels as project manager in translation projects for the last two years. Nilufar fluently speaks French, English, Italian and Spanish, and is of a dual Italian/Iranian origin. Her multi-cultural background mirrors the multi-cultural environment of the IIAS Family and the proactive diversity policy being pursuing by IIAS as part of its new strategy. Welcome Aboard Nilufar!