Alva BruunCentre for International Mobility, Finland
Alva Bruun was awarded the 2013 Rising Star Award in recognition of her dedication and clear vision for the EAIE Professional Section Educational Cooperation with Developing Countries (EAIE) where she started as a Resource person in 2010 and became Vice-Chair in 2012. The Awards Committee acknowledged high potential for her future contributions to both EDC and the Association as a whole. They described her as being a young leader with integrity who is not afraid to stand up for her views. She was Senior Programme Adviser at the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) in Finland at the time she received the award.