Marie-Luise Walther is Co-Head for the Diplomacy and International Actors Programme. She is especially interested in governance issues: How do international organizations act together? And what can diplomacy do in the 21st century? Marie-Luise is currently doing her doctorate on these topics at the University of St. Gallen. She gained practical experience at the German Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, at a Swiss-American Foundation in California and most recently at an international energy project. She also worked for an NGO for women’s rights in India. Marie-Luise studied business administration and international relations in St. Gallen and Paris.