Born in Albania, Samira Alia is currently pursuing her M.Sc. in Economics in Friedrich-Schiller-University, Germany having completed her undergraduate from Kocaeli University, Turkey. Fluent in four languages: Albanian, English, Turkish and German, Alia worked as Administrative Secretary at Mehmet Akif Private High School, Albania and as English Language Teacher in Güneş Okulları, Kocaeli, and American Life Language Institute, both in Turkey in two consecutive years after which she joined Marmara Exhibition, Istanbul as TECO Advanced Automation Co. Ltd Interpreter. Before working, she had internship experiences in areas ranging from Institutional-Commercial Operations to Economic Research Department. Alia also has volunteering experience at organizing TEDx FSU Jena, Jena in November 2017.