Erida Curraj
Erida Curraj

Erida is a board member of SCiDEV. She is a consultant and knowledge broker working with diverse actors from business representatives to higher education managers and academics.

Erida is a good connoisseur of the business sector dynamics gained through more than 17 years of professional experience at national, regional, and international levels, mainly in Europe and China working with diverse actors from business representatives to higher education managers and academics. Eventually, she joined the University of Arizona Center for Innovation as an Innovation Developer to expand her knowledge and enrich her expertise in the US market.

She has a deep outstanding of working with the European Commission and Western Balkan’s projects mainly focused on education and youth. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Industrial Design, a Joint PhD Programme between Ferrara and Polis University and an Executive Education Certificate in the “Systemic innovation product and systems” at MIT Sloan Management School.

In addition, Erida has been teaching since 2016: a master course in Product Development, and Brand Strategy at the Department of Art Design at Polis University, and Design, Studio 5 and Research Methodology and Professional Ethics at Polytechnic University of Tirana, by using advanced teaching techniques and motivate students to approach better to the market and practical activities.

Erida is a critical thinker, a challenger and a success-driven person with excellent creative skills and strategic foresight.