Today’s interviews: Luca Bisighini, Oğuzhan Ayhan, Lila Quaile, Maria Smirnova

Like every year, The AEGEEan is giving a platform to candidates for a position in the European Level boards and commissions of our association to answer to some questions in order to present themselves. This year, we established a cooperation with the Golden Times and, together with his Editor Gunnar Erth, former and current journalists of our magazine will interview the candidates for the upcoming Agora in Krakow. Today we present you with the candidature of  Luca Bisighini (AEGEE-Brescia) and Oğuzhan Ayhan (AEGEE-Ankara) who both run for the position of Financial Director of AEGEE-Europe; and Lila Quaile (AEGEE-Paris) and Maria Smirnova (AEGEE-Moskva) who are running for the position of European Citizenship Working Group Coordinator. 



At Spring Agora Kraków 2018 there will be two candidates for the position of Financial Director of AEGEE-Europe: Luca Bisighini and Oğuzhan Ayhan. Luca Bisighini from AEGEE-Brescia is best known for being President of the Audit Commission, for founding the Migration Interest Group and his love for cats.

Check his interview here.

Read Luca Bisighini’s programme here.



At Spring Agora Kraków there will be two candidates for the position of Financial Director of AEGEE-Europe: Oğuzhan Ayhan and Luca Bisighini. Next to having been President of AEGEE-Ankara, Oğuzhan also already gather European-level experience in the Audit Commission.

Check out his interviews answers here.

Read Oğuzhan Ayhan’s programme here.



One of the Focus Area closely related to AEGEE’s existence is European Citizenship, with the aim to empower young people to become active Europeans. Contributing to that is the European Citizenship Working Group (ECWG), which supports the Network in organising activities and sets up its own related activities too. Lila Quaile, member of AEGEE-Paris, is motivated to take on the leadership of the ECWG for the next term, starting on the 1st of August. About time that we get to know her better!

Find Lila’s complete candidature here.

You can read her interview here.




Maria Smirnova, current HR Responsible of AEGEE-Moskva, will present her candidature for the role of European Citizenship Working Group Coordinator at Agora Kraków. The 23-year old already gained experience on European level as member of the Action Agenda Coordination Committee (ACT) and Speaker of the Events Quality Assurance Committee (EQAC).

Read the interview here.

Check Maria’s programme here.