Michaela Told is the Co-Founder of HumanImpact5-HI5 LLC, a women-led consulting firm established in March 2020. Michaela currently works with international organizations, private sector, and NGOs to link practice to policy, to support organizational change processes and to develop strategic engagement and partnership plans. Her specialization is around governance and diplomacy in global health, migration and development. She also offers online and onsite executive trainings in these areas.
Prior to creating HI5, Michaela has been co-establishing and managing the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute for about 10 years. Earlier in her carrier, she worked for more than 15 years with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in various project and programme management positions, from leading operations in the field to heading a department at HQ level.
She obtained the PMP in September 2020 to update her practical experience in project management and hopes to engage with other project managers across Switzerland.
Being Austrian national, albeit having a close relationship to Switzerland since the beginnings of her professional life, she loves theatre, music, skiing, and outdoor sports in general. She is also a passionate psychodramatist, believing in the power to act on stage to experience change in real life.
You can learn more about Michaela by visiting her LinkedIn profile.