Nadja Zerunian is an advisor to co/rizom and the ERSTE Foundation Roma Partnership program. She is a creative expert for UNIDO’s Creative Mediterranean project with projects in Algeria and Lebanon. Zerunian designs limited-edition collections that highlight the potential, relevance, and knowledge of artisans in many parts of the world. Zerunian worked for a decade as senior designer for Calvin Klein in New York, then as creative director for Georg Jensen and the Swatch Group. She studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna under Ernst Caramelle, Carl Auböck, and Ron Arad.