Diana Rusu

Policy Specialist, Innovation and KM for Women's Economic Empowerment at UN Women

New York


  • Female
  • Joined:
  • Lives in: New York
    Country: Moldova, Republic of
  • UN Women
    International organization
  • ICTs, Entrepreneurship, Migration, Skills development, Unpaid (care) work, Youth employment


Diana Rusu is the Innovation for Women’s Economic Empowerment Specialist at UN Women’s Policy Division, Economic Empowerment Section. As part of the “WE EMPOWER through Responsible Business Conduct in G7 Countries” Programme Team, she is designing “WeLearn” a global virtual skills school for women and girls. Diana envisions a world where no woman or girl is left behind, therefore in her work, she is focusing on capacity building for 21st century job market; the changing world of work; new opportunities and skills. Passionate about #inno4dev #Edtech and #LifelongLearning she is the concentrating on technologies and jobs in the gig economy. Diana holds a Bachelors in International Economic Relations from the Academy of Economic Studies, Moldova, and a Masters in International Affairs from The New School, USA. She is a native Romanian speaker and fluent in English and Russian.