Edita Rigová

Slovakia

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2016

Bio:

Edita obtained a BA in social work focused on Roma communities and an MA in social work and counseling from Constantine Philosopher University in Slovakia. During her masters program, Edita worked full-time as a social worker with Roma communities and part- time as an after-school teacher and leader of recreational activities for disadvantaged children. Later, she enrolled in the Roma Access Program at Central European University and last year graduated from the University in Lausanne with an MAS in Public Administration. Edita has participated in various workshops and conferences on issues of human rights, equality and Roma youth and political participation. She has concluded internships at the Slovak Governance Institute, Roma Education Fund, Salish and Kootenai College, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights.
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