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Wagner-Hager



Andrea Wagner-Hager

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Dr. Andrea Wagner-Hager assumed her position as national director of CARE Austria in November 2009.
Born in Vienna Dr. Andrea Wagner-Hager started to engage in development cooperation when studying ethnology and African Studies at the University of Vienna. During her studies she made research visits to Israel, Brazil and Ethiopia and has also made several additional qualifications such as international relations and international law, economic journalism, communication, media and PR.
In October 1992 she started as PR-Manager with Karlheinz Böhm’s Ethiopian Charity Menschen für Menschen Foundation in Vienna. She soon became co-director in Austria and was their executive director until October 2009.
In November 2009 Dr. Andrea Wagner-Hager was appointed the new National Director of CARE Österreich. Since then she is responsible for the areas program, marketing and finance, as well as representation of CARE Österreich in media and politics and oversees the relief and development work.
Apart from being a board member of CARE International, Dr. Wagner-Hager is member of the CI Haiti Emergency Response Advisory Committee (HERAC) and is the head of the newly formed CI Horn of Africa Response Advisory Committee (HoARAC).