Our Trainees

Our diverse team is composed by  people at our headquarters, by regional staff that work at the community level and at academic institutions, and by external collaborating specialists and development experts. Some of our colleagues are located in different parts of the world to cover different communities’ needs (read more here). The general operations management is conducted at our headquarters in Vienna, Austria, where a truly multinational and multidisciplinary colleagues team is based. The majority of our motivated colleagues are local residents of their communities, and thus are able to sustainably and effectively assist these communities establish and conduct their own development practices. We consider our internship or volunteer placement Colleagues as an integral part of our core Team within our organisation structure. Below you will find some  of our actual active Team Member in Vienna, Austria.



Department of Operation and Management

Ms. Biyatris Chellakudam


Biyatris lives in Vienna, Austria and is currently studying Law and Political Science at the University of Vienna. She joined the KFDWB Team because of her great interest in the advancement of underdeveloped communities and regions and KFDBW’s vision to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged communities through sharing information. Beside her traineeship at KFDWB, Biyatris is also working at a tax and business consultant office in Vienna.

Biyatris is currently working on the Project: Management and Operation of the Knowledge for Development Without Borders Open Community Platform. Click here to view the project proposal.



Department of Operation and Management

Ms. Nathalie Mikhailova


Nathalie is native to Vienna, Austria and holds an MA in Human Rights as well as an MA in International Relations and Politics. Nathalie joined KFDWB due to the organization’s commitment to work closely with persons at the local level and the emphasis on the exchange of information between individuals from different professional and cultural backgrounds. Prior to the traineeship at KFDWB, Nathalie worked for various international organizations, including the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

Nathalie  is currently working on the  Project: Accelerating Sustainable Development with the Knowledge for Development Without Borders Open Community Platform. Click here to view the project proposal.

Mitigation irregular migration

KFDWB Regional Academy Proposal