Caressa is a communications intern at IDMC and focuses on the development of communication materials for the Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) and the 20th anniversary of IDMC, media relations and social media. She has a background in humanitarian affairs, international relations and peace and conflict studies.
Prior to joining IDMC, Caressa worked on emergency preparedness and response at UNHCR and as political affairs, UN and public diplomacy intern for the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nairobi, Kenya.
Caressa is fluent in English and Dutch. She holds a MA Double Degree in International Humanitarian Action from the University of Groningen and Uppsala University.