"At the beginning you miss your family, your friends, your roots, but with time you will realise that the roots are actually growing."

by Emilia, 2021

Bettina Feurstein

Bettina has started her journey abroad in 2001, what was supposed to be a gap year before starting University turned into a 16 year long adventure of different countries, languages and cultures. In 2017 she moved back to Vorarlberg, Austria where she now lives with her family. 

Bettina has worked in and with some of the biggest multinational consumer companies and gained a lot of experience while working with people from different cultures.  

Her focus is on: Coaching, International Career Couples, Diversity in the workplace and Intercultural trainings. 

Verena Heingärtner

Verena has experience in the different facettes of expat life, she started her journey of living abroad in 2009 following her partner to Canada, after that she repatriated for 5 years to Austria now she lives and works in Brussels.
 It is her passion to support expats during their transition phases (outgoing or incoming) and has already successfully set up non-profit organizations for expats in Canada and Vienna. 
Verena has worked in Politics, led her own family business and is a certified mediator. 
Her focus is on: Policymaking, Advocating for new HR-Policies/ Tools, New Work, Dual Career, and International Career Couples. 
And although Verena enjoys her global life very much, she always looks forward to spending time in Vorarlberg. 

"In every change, in every falling leaf, there is some pain, some beauty. And that's the way new leaves grow."

by Amit Ray