Isabella Awad was born in 1969 and grew up in St.Gallen. After completing her secondary education at a commercial vocational training college (Handelsmittelschule) and a further education course to qualify as a PR manager, she joined the Corporate Communications at Helvetia. In over 15 years with her finger on the pulse of Helvetia, she has established a valuable network. Following a postgraduate degree in Intercultural Communication and Mediation, she is now, among other things, editor in chief of “viva”, the Helvetia employee magazine. With her passion for language and cultures, she “supplies” the blog with ideas, contacts and texts.