A partnership between
United Nations Alliance of Civilizations & BMW Group
New team as of Dec 2013

The Team

Marie-Therese Vohrer

Marie-Therese Vohrer

Marie-Therese Vohrer studied political sciences with focus on international relations in Munich, Germany and business management in Qingdao, China. She joined the BMW Group in 2013 as a project manager for Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability. She takes care of the organization of the Intercultural Innovation Award as well as the support of the awardees. Furthermore Marie-Therese Vohrer is coordinator of the BMW Group Sustainable Value Report and different projects in the field of Corporate Responsibility.

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Marta López Pérez

Marta López Pérez holds a long cycle degree in Translation and Interpreting. Marta has several years of work experience in the fields of  intercultural mediation, public advocacy, education, translation and interpreting, public relations and quality management in Spain, France, Tunisia, Portugal and the US. Marta has coordinated the 2012 and 2013  editions of the “Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion” campaign at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. She is also founder and CEO of Nur Translations, a Translation and Interpreting Agency headquartered in Spain. Currently, Marta is the coordinator of our Alumni Network.


Milena Pighi, BMW Group

Milena Pighi

Milena Pighi studied Foreign Languages and Literature in Verona, Italy. In 1998, she joined the BMW Group as a spokesperson for Corporate Communications and CSR in Italy. In 2004, she moved to Munich, Germany, to take care of steering and managing Corporate Communications of BMW Group subsidiaries around the globe. The main objective of her responsibility was the promotion of mutual understanding and cooperation between the markets and the company’s headquarters. In January 2013, Ms Pighi was appointed Head of Social Engagement for the BMW Group.


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Daniel Cervan

Daniel Cervan holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Studies from the University of Ottawa / St. Paul University where he was a fellow of La Caixa Foundation. Since 2003 he has held several positions as project manager in the fields of social inclusion, migration, youth and intercultural dialogue and cooperation. As a lecturer at the University of Granada, Spain, he conducted research on the fields of intercultural relations, ethno-religious diversity, migration and citizenship, and Religious Education and conflict in European societies. He is currently the Intercultural Innovation Project Specialist at the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations where he helps social entrepreneurs in the field of intercultural dialogue to scale their impact more effectively through sustainable scaling pathways.


United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
The Chrysler Building
705 Lexington Ave 5th floor
New York NY 10015
Tel: +1-212-457-1788
BMW Group
Corporate Social Responsibility
80788 München, Germany
Email: presse@bmw.de