Lana Schmidt-Goertz
Lana Schmidt-Goertz
Program Coordinator, Middle East and North Africa

Lana was a Program Coordinator with the EastWest Institute's Middle East and North Africa program in the Brussels office.

She holds an M.A. in Political Science with a focus on international relations and especially the Middle East region from the University of Hamburg, and a dual B.A. in Political Science and English Studies from the University of Kiel. During her university studies, she spent a semester abroad at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, gaining in-depth knowledge of Middle East governments and politics.

A German national of Lebanese descent, Lana is fluent in Arabic and German as well as in English, and proficient in French.