- International Board
The International Board is composed of unlimited number of members that have given a remarkable contribution in their respective countries of residence. The members of the International Board are elected by the Committee. They have a 3-year mandate which can be renewed only once.
The members of the International Board act on voluntary basis and have the competences of ensuring the interconnection with Albanian community’s interests and the national institutions of the countries where they live, by suggesting new project ideas and concrete financial proposals in order to accomplish the objectives of the association at international levels
Anila Hyka Smorgrav
Anila brings experience of over 25 year in different social and economic environments in different countries of Europe and USA. She is specialized in the telecom sector and IT, project management and contract negotiation, transactions management, digital transformation strategies of enterprises including development of new products.
Anila has worked intensively for both the private and public sectors in Albania, Norway, USA, France and Switzerland. She currently holds the post of Engagement Director relating to projects at Orange Business Services (part of Orange Group) in large business departments that manage over 170 French clients and international corporations with revenues of over 2 billion €.
Apart from the activities related to the professional aspect, Anila has been committed, for several years, to non-profit activities promoting education, culture, and integration of the albanian diaspora as Coach/support being part of the initiative of Orange “Super Codeurs” – promoting programming in elementary schools with kids from 9-12 years old. She has given her contribution as a volunteer in the projects of Orange Foundation, in collaboration with associations in order to promote “Professional Life of engineering women” in high schools or by helping students in the marginalized areas.
In April 2019, Anila has been chosen member of the Coordinating Council of the Diaspora, and in February 2019 she received the award “Nation’s Ambassador” from the albanian government and since 2018 she has been President of the Franko-Albanian association “Albania”, whose main office is in Paris.