Goran Nikola┼íevi─ç has been selected as interim Executive Director of World Space Week Association, Association President Dennis Stone announced today.
ÔÇ£Goran has risen through the ranks of World Space Week due to his dedication, capability, and diligence,ÔÇØ Stone said. Nikola┼íevi─ç began as World Space Week National Coordinator for Croatia, then managed all WSW national coordinators, and became our global Operations Manager last year, he said.
Nikola┼íevi─ç succeeds Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty, a recent law PhD graduate who is now focusing on developing her research as a post-doctoral fellow in governance innovation, he said.
ÔÇ£Timi served World Space Week Association ably during a crucial period, building the volunteer base and achieving record growth in the scale of this annual global celebration of space,ÔÇØ Stone said.
UN-declared World Space Week, October 4-10 annually, had over 2,700 events reported by 1,300 organizations in 86 nations last year. The theme for World Space Week 2017 is ÔÇ£Exploring New Worlds in Space.ÔÇØ┬á The volunteer-led Association coordinates World Space Week at the global level in support.