Outreach Officer at Europa Nostra
Lorena Aldana is the Outreach Officer at Europa Nostra. Prior to joining Europa Nostra, she was a member of the dynamic taskforce charged with implementing the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in the European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC). She worked on the design, management and communication of the Year's activities at EU level. Before joining the Commission, she worked for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in the research and design of heritage-led local development strategies. She has addressed the issue of youth engagement with cultural heritage by presenting interventions at international conferences such as the European Cultural Forum 2017 in Milan, the UNESCO Italian Youth Forum 2018 in Matera and the Cultural Heritage for a More Reliable Europe Conference in Plovdiv.