Ronak Hasani was born in Iran, of Kurdish origins. Her family came to Switzerland as political refugees when she was 11. Since an early age, she has engaged in organizations committed to intercultural understanding and international cooperation and has volunteered in programmes in Switzerland, United States, Egypt and Hungary. She also had field experience of development work and international cooperation in Uganda in 2013. Ronak studied in Lausanne, Venice and Geneva and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences and a Master’s degree in International Relations, with a specialization in Middle Eastern studies. Her enriching experience as a communication intern at Caux in 2017 led her to engage further with Caux IofC and join the JGHS team.