Saida is a communications trainee at Cycling Industries Europe, who assists in communications,
events, policy and projects.
Before joining CIE, Saida completed her BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College
Maastricht with a focus on sustainable urban development, public policy and sustainability
transitions. As part of her studies, she took part in a Think Tank working for Maastricht Municipality
to develop a framework for the optimization of social care in the city. Moreover, she conducted an
individual applied research project, in which she studied the impact of citizen-led social projects on
the gentrification process of disadvantaged Maastricht neighborhoods.
Between her BA and joining CIE, Saida completed a traineeship at NinEco d.o.o., a landscape
architecture firm in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She had a role as an assistant in research and
development of landscape architecture projects in the city, particularly ones promoting