Team

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS

KOSTIAN JANO

Hi, my name is Kostian and I am very pleased to be a #EDYS22 Communicator. I have completed my bachelor studies in History-Geography and then my master in European studies. 

Currently I work as a National Coordinator for a KfW development project in Albania and I am also a EU Climate Pact youth ambassador. I love cycling, exploring new cities and I am an eager fan of Balkans music and culture.

JAŚMINA KASENKO

I work for education development. I'm a part of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community.

I am an alumna of Warsaw University and Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, where I have also worked as an academic teacher. In 2021, I graduated from the European Academy of Diplomacy.

In the year 2021/22, I received the Joseph Conrad Scholarship for Polish academics. A year before, I received the Deutschlandstipendium for academic achievements and social engagement. In 2017/18, I was awarded the City Council Scholarship.

In 2022 I co-founded the Opportunity Sqeezers/Wyciskarka Potencjału NGO.

I am a keen volunteer, with experience in working for art and culture institutions and pro-equality initiatives. I served as a deputy in the Student Parliament. In Our Future Foundation, I am a mentor for Poland's most accomplished youth. 

ROXANA NASTASE

My name is Roxana .I am in my last year of high school. I'd say I am an ambitious person,sociable and also a self starter.

RAPPORTEURS

ANA MARIA RALUCA COJOCARU

My name is Ana Maria Raluca Cojocaru. I’ve a Master Degree in Economics and International Business. I’m a junior scientific researcher in political economy. I was a former student delegate at international conferences. I always wanted to change the world and work to create a better future. Each brick of my career contributes to building a wall of achievements which I want to turn into bridges of knowledge and connections. 

PEDRO DIAZ

I am Pedro Díaz, a go with the flow kind of person that loves enjoying every single moment of his life. 

I studied to be a teacher but I always had the passion of experiencing new cultures and entertaining people. I also love to dance and to act, we all need to be actors or actresses from time to time. 

Apart of being a teacher I always wanted to do journalist studies, so I am sure I will enjoy really much my paper as a rapporteur (is not the same, but the same field). I will give the best of me and I, knowing myself, I know I will have fun and learn at the same time. 

Thank you so much for the opportunity and see you all soon.

JUAN MANUEL FERNANDEZ ALONSO

Hola, hello, hallo, bună ziua! My name is Juanma and I will be a rapporteur on the EDYS22 of Bucharest. I am a 19 year old boy from Tenerife, an island of the canarian archipielago (Spain). 

Hablo español, also english and ein bischen Deutsch. I study primary education at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife) and my main hobby is to be a soccer referee. I love sports, learning languages, having fun with my friends and discovering new cultures. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity, I will perform my duties to the best of my ability and hope to learn a lot. See you soon!

NATALIA KIRSANOVA

I am a former ESC volunteer in Austria. I have  Mechanical Engineering and Marketing experience. I am super excited to be part of  #EDYS22 European Digital Youth Summit! See you in Bucharest :)

LIANA STANUSI

Liana Stanusi is dedicated to education in all its forms, be it formal, non-formal, for children, teenagers or adults. She is a language teacher and communication trainer with a multi-faceted background, having worked and studied in Belgium, the Netherlands, and most recently, Romania. Her Liberal Arts degree with a Major in Literature, Media & Performance (Utrecht), together with her Dramaturgy Masters (Amsterdam) have enabled her to work with young people and adults in a variety of contexts, designing and delivering interdisciplinary lessons and workshops to improve linguistic and communication skills, drawing on fields such as intercultural communication, art-therapy and improvisational theatre. At the same time, she has been involved in a number of international educational projects, from popularising opera among the youth,  through organizing public speaking contests, to implementing programmes for the enhancement of socio-emotional intelligence in schools. She is eager to continue putting her skills to use with a vision of strengthening European values and connections within and beyond the Union. 

VERONICA TITICA

My name is Veronica Titica, I am 19 years old, and I am a 2nd year student in Sciences Po Paris, on the Dijon Campus, focused on Central and Oriental Europe. I am currently studying economics and other social sciences (sociology, law, political science, history), and next year I’ll keep specializing in economics at the University of Toronto in Canada as a 3rd year exchange student. Born in Belgium from Romanian parents and now living in France, I consider myself a convinced European and I would like to play an active role in the solving of socio-economic issues faced by the European Union in the future. Therefore, I am very excited about contributing to the future of Europe through my participation in #EDYS22 as a rapporteur. 

STAFF

DANIELA BOTEZATU

Daniela is studying Communication and PR in Chişinău. She has over 6 years of volunteering experience in social work, event planning and communication. She is passionate about photography and videography. Daniela puts into practice her knowledge and skills, being currently involved in organising and promoting the #EDYS22

GABRIEL BREZOIU

Gabriel is a Romanian trainer and project manager specialised in the non profit field at national and European levels. He has over 10 years of experience in youth projects focusing on social media, project management and communication. He is a Founding member of GEYC and the initiator of GEYC Resources Center and PRISMA European Network. He has been trained in over 10 European countries on various topics. Back in 2010, he founded GEYC Community - an innovative platform dedicated for young people in Romania, one of the first European initiatives of digital youth work. In 2018, Gabriel was included in Forbes 30 under 30, most successful young people in Romania.

MAJA CYRON

Maja is a graphic designer and social media marketing manager. She is passionate about

social activism, human rights and debates. As a volunteer, she was teaching in

the University of Debrecen, leading a helping centre for Ukrainian refugees,

organizing transports of goods from Germany and to Ukraine, and currently

organizing and promoting the European Digital Youth Summit 22 in Bucharest,

Romania.

MAHATHI DHARMESH

Mahathi is pursuing her bachelors in Industrial engineering and management in Sweden and is currently volunteering at GEYC to organise and promote #EDYS22. Apart from her passion for music and traveling, she is involved in youth work and has developed two ESC projects and a youth exchange. She is always open to opportunities which allows her to push her boundaries and meet amazing people along the way!

ANTONELA DIMA

Antonela is a student, from Romania, she have a bachelor degree in Public Administration and now study Public Sector Management for Master at National School of Political Studies and Public Administration. She discovered GEYC in February this year when she became a General Management Trainee. Now she’s a volunteer helping GEYC to organized the 5th edition of EDYS.

SEBASTIAN FÎNARIU

Sebastian is a second year student at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics in Bucharest. I joined GEYC 3 years ago and have already participated in over 10 projects. I'm glad I'm part of this clever team.

JULIE HU

Julie is currently pursuing a double major in Economics and Geography in Paris. She is now volunteering at GEYC as her first ESC project to help organize and promote the 5th edition of the European Digital Youth Summit, #EDYS22. She has very different interests, from video games and animes to classical music and ballet. She is delighted to be part of this experience and cannot wait to sign up for more!

FRANCESCA PEZZELLA

Francesca is an Italian university student, passionate about volunteering and a communication geek. She is currently in Bucharest to support GEYC in promoting and organising the 5th edition of the European Digital Youth Summit.

IRYNA RAISKAYA

Iryna is a MSc student of Landscape ecology and nature conservation. At EDYS she is a part of the international volunteering team and is engaged in the preparations and promotion of the summit. 

MARTA RIBERA MIRALLES

Marta is studying a double major in Law and International Relations in University. She is Spanish and has been 3 weeks in Bucharest volunteering with GEYC in order to prepare #EDYS22. This has been her first international volunteering experience and she cannot wait to repeat it as soon as possible.

EUGENIA MIULESCU

Eugenia Miulescu studies European Culture and Politics within the master's degree of the Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest. She has participated in multiple Erasmus projects and has won numerous awards in national creative writing competitions (theater and novel). Eugenia wants to help as many young people as possible to participate in Erasmus projects, to develop their social and entrepreneurial skills. Currently, she is volunteering in GEYC as a EuroCM Project Management Trainee. 

LIVA ANNA ZACMANE

Liva is eager about volunteering, she thinks the best way to learn is trough experiences. She likes teamwork because meeting new people gives her energy. Liva has taken part in other volunteering projects, but always keeps improving. She is happy to be a part of the GEYC team and hopes the team is happy to have her as well.

JULIE HU

Julie is currently pursuing a double major in Economics and Geography in Paris. She is now volunteering at GEYC as her first ESC project to help organize and promote the 5th edition of the European Digital Youth Summit, #EDYS22. She has very different interests, from video games and animes to classical music and ballet. She is delighted to be part of this experience and cannot wait to sign up for more!

FRANCESCA PEZZELLA

Francesca is an Italian university student, passionate about volunteering and a communication geek. She is currently in Bucharest to support GEYC in promoting and organising the 5th edition of the European Digital Youth Summit.

IRYNA RAISKAYA

Iryna is a MSc student of Landscape ecology and nature conservation. At EDYS she is a part of the international volunteering team and is engaged in the preparations and promotion of the summit. 

MARTA RIBERA MIRALLES

Marta is studying a double major in Law and International Relations in University. She is Spanish and has been 3 weeks in Bucharest volunteering with GEYC in order to prepare #EDYS22. This has been her first international volunteering experience and she cannot wait to repeat it as soon as possible.

EUGENIA MIULESCU

Eugenia Miulescu studies European Culture and Politics within the master's degree of the Faculty of Letters, University of Bucharest. She has participated in multiple Erasmus projects and has won numerous awards in national creative writing competitions (theater and novel). Eugenia wants to help as many young people as possible to participate in Erasmus projects, to develop their social and entrepreneurial skills. Currently, she is volunteering in GEYC as a EuroCM Project Management Trainee. 

LIVA ANNA ZACMANE

Liva is eager about volunteering, she thinks the best way to learn is trough experiences. She likes teamwork because meeting new people gives her energy. Liva has taken part in other volunteering projects, but always keeps improving. She is happy to be a part of the GEYC team and hopes the team is happy to have her as well.