Ms Konya works as Project Manager at the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association. She has over seven years of experience in managing EU-funded projects (FP7, LLP, CIP, Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, Interreg MED and EuropeAid programmes). She has been involved since 2017 in projects tackling high priority issues for the Euro-Mediterranean Integration (ranging from higher education and research, to economic research, policy dialogues, scientific diplomacy, energy efficiency and climate change, etc.). Since 2017, she provides support to the coordination of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES). At EMEA, she is responsible for managing projects and other initiatives aimed at tackling socio-economic challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean region, as well as for providing support in strategic planning, partnerships, representation and operational matters.