Pommelien da Silva Cosme graduated from the K. U. Leuven (Belgium) with a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies and a Master’s degree in Business Communications. Her internship with the High Atlas Foundation in Marrakech in 2015 introduced her to the rich culture and diversity that Morocco has to offer. Before moving to Marrakech in 2016, she took a course in International Development at the Belgian Development Agency.
As Communications and Field Officer for GDF’s High Atlas Cultural Landscapes programme, Pommelien creates engaging communication about GDF’s projects and supports the team on the field in Morocco. She is passionate about telling people’s stories and connecting with local communities. Pommelien is a native Dutch speaker, and also speaks English, French and Moroccan Arabic. She hopes to communicate in Tashelhit one day.