Katya Waldboth has worked previoulsy as a researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights at European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy. She has also been a tutor of the MA program in ‘International Peaceworker and Conflict mediator’ at the Department of Vocational Training at the Autonomous Province of Bolzano and the University of Bologna, Italy. Katya has been working as a seminar leader for Kulturstudier in Pondicherry since 2009. She holds a MA (Mag.phil.) in History from the University of Innsbruck and a postgraduate degree in Integrative Conflict Transformation from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria. She has held various trainings and workshops in creative conflict transformation, conflict management and peace education.