Originally coming from Slovakia, Petra Zatkova is currently living in Denmark and finalizing her masters in Intercultural Studies in both English and German languages at Aarhus University. Throughout her bachelors in intercultural communication and linguistics, she became interested in cultural diversity and gender dynamics after spending semester abroad in Ireland at University College of Cork. Petra is a cultural enthusiast in both thought and practice. As a current volunteer for the Red Cross affiliated Solidarity Project, she aims to contribute to an inclusive society, addressing immigration policies that harbor aspects of injustice and social exclusivity. With a team of other volunteers, she organizes monthly visits to stateless individuals who live at Kærshovedgård the deportation center. In addition, she has also spent time working on the topics of globalization and islamophobia with a youth training team in Spain. She is particularly interested in topics of integration and cross-cultural adaptation.
Updated May 2019