Global Horizons Magdalena Surma

Talk to a Diplomat: Episode XVI


Starring: Magdalena Surma, Ian Goertz and Michael Oshell
Videographer: Hinna Hatif

We’re back!

Watch as I interview Ian Goertz, new Program Editor for Canada’s NATO at the NATO Association of Canada. Ian discusses the role of technological innovation and the intelligence community. Intelligence and strategic studies, emerging security, and international relations of technology and the Internet are all closely examined.

In addition, watch as the Program Editor of International Business and Economy, Michael Oshell discusses his interests in international political economy, European politics, and human security. Michael also provides advice to youth interested in becoming involved in international relations and affairs.

Episode XVI

Talk to a Diplomat



Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.