Saskia Brikkenaar van Dijk

Trainee Communications und Political Engagement

Personal Profile


Saskia supports the ZOE project Energy Independence Council in the areas of communication and political engagement as a trainee since July 2023. She is passionate about solutions for the socio-ecological transformation of the economic system and its impact on global justice. For the project, she is active in the areas of public relations and stakeholder engagement.


Saskia has a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Leiden University and is currently studying International Development at the University of Vienna. There, her research focuses on critical development theory, political economy and post-growth. Previously, she worked on sustainability issues in agriculture at the regional level. In Vienna, she is involved in post-growth initiatives at Degrowth Vienna.