Emilie Zingg joined EURORDIS in August 2016 as Junior Event Manager.
As part of the Communications and Development team, Emilie supports the Senior Events Manager in the development, organisation, promotion and fundraising of the major flagship events such as the European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products (ECRD), the EURORDIS Awards & Black Pearl Evening, the Multi-stakeholder Symposium on Improving Patient Access to Rare Disease Therapies and the ERTC (EURORDIS Round Table of Companies) Workshops. Emilie also provides support to other special events projects, such as the INNOVCare workshops.
Prior to joining EURORDIS, Emilie worked with DIA (Drug Information Association) in the planning and operations department where she handled the patient fellowship programme for the DIA EuroMeeting. Emilie also worked at the student support unit at the Paris-Sorbonne University, as an assistant for students with disabilities.
Emilie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Language and Culture studies and a Master’s degree in International Management and Trade from the Paris-Sorbonne University.
Emilie is a British and Swiss citizen; she speaks English, French, Spanish, German as well as basic Catalan and Mandarin Chinese.