The year of 2020 is coming to an end which means that we have the new CIA board for the upcoming year. Ladies and gentlemen, the CIA board of 2021:

Venla Monto, Chair

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I am looking forward to getting started with our amazing group and make great memories. I hope we will be able to have fun events and improve internationality at TSE. I am excited to see what the upcoming year has to offer!

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I would like to do an exchange in Spain. I’d like to learn Spanish better and also Spanish people seem super fun so I think I’d have a great time there.

Tuuli Kivimaa, Vice chair

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m looking forward to getting to know our board as well as exchange students. Also, hopefully we can organise events somewhere else than in zoom 🙂

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I haven’t thought about it much but maybe Malaysia because I’m interested about business and studying in Asia.

Aaro Rautanen, Art & Communication coordinator

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m hoping next year we will again have some predictability in our lives. I’m excited to meet new people, promote internationality and make our school a more exciting place to study at for everyone.

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
It would be interesting to have a completely different cultural experience. Somewhere in Asia would be cool, Japan or South Korea maybe.

Elina Varjonen, Marketing coordinator

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m very excited to be a part of the CIA this upcoming year. Hopefully we get to organize great events and introduce new exchange students to student life in Turku, the greatest city in Finland!

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I would love to do an exchange somewhere in South America where the culture is something I’ve never experienced before, or perhaps enjoy a snowy winter in Canada!

Laura Koivumäki, Secretary

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m looking forward to meeting new people, arranging fun events with our board members and the end of Corona time!

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I’d want to go on an exchange to Russia, because I’m very interested about their culture and I’d want improve my Russian skills. Or maybe to some warm and sunny place, where I could drink pineapple smoothies every day. We’ll see!

Miska Misukka, Responsible for Corporate Relations

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m looking forward to meeting students from all over the world and to get to know their cultures better. I also expect to get awesome memories organizing events with other CIA’s board members.

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I would love to go to Colombia because I enjoy studying Spanish and the culture fascinates me

Ronja Karus, Treasurer

What are you looking forward to next year as a CIA board member?
I’m looking forward to meeting the exchange students at TSE and learning more about accounting. I’m also excited about all the occasions and the meetings we’ll have!

Where would you like to go for an exchange and why?
I’d love to go to Copenhagen, Denmark! It’s one of my favourite cities and I’d love to learn a little Danish 🙂