|January 2018||Researcher and research assistant at Corvinus University of Budapest
|Corvinus University of Budapest, Department of Decision Sciences, Institute of Business Economics|
|Participation in research on “Aspects on the development of intelligent, sustainable and inclusive society: social, technological, innovation networks in employment and digital economy Solidarity and social economy of post-socialist peripheries” (number EFOP-3.6.2-16-2017-00007): data collection, event organization, paper writing, case study research. (researcher)|
|September 2016 – April 2018||Researcher and research assistant at Miskolc University
|Miskolc University, Institute of World and Regional Economics, Faculty of Work and Social Economy|
|Participation in research on “Solidarity and social economy of post-socialist peripheries” supported by the Hungarian National Research Fund (contract number K112928): workshop organization, publication editing, paper writing, country case study research. (researcher)
Participation in research entitled “International Comparative Social Enterprise Models (ICSEM) Project”: questionnaire research, paper writing (since summer 2015, researcher)
January 2013 – August 2016
Program coordinator and researcher at the second NGO Fund of the EEA/Norway Grants
|Autonomia Foundation, Budapest (http://autonomia.hu/en)|
|As program coordinator: management of the applications and projects of the second NGO Fund of the EEA/Norway Grants in the following thematic areas: (1) provision of welfare and basic service to vulnerable groups, (2) empowerment of vulnerable groups, including Roma.
As researcher: conducting an impact assessment research on the second NGO Fund of the EEA/Norway Grants. (one of the lead researchers)
|February 2010 – July 2012||Researcher/Research Program Manager
|Kurt Lewin Foundation, Budapest (www.kla.hu/en)|
|Coordinating and leading the researches of the Kurt Lewin Foundation, summarizing the findings, writing project applications, implementing research projects:
|2012: Youth and Active Citizenship in Schools and Beyond. Commissioner: Open Society Institute Think Tank Fund (lead researcher).
|2011: Analysis of the CSR activities of Coca Cola (researcher)
2011: Monitoring analysis of the 2009 program of Raiffeisen Bank entitled “With experience and adventure therapy for the improvement of life skills”, targeting children being raised in state care. Commissioner: Raiffeisen Bank (lead researcher).
|2010-2011: Monitoring research about the Romaversitas Foundation, Hungary. Commissioner: Roma Education Fund (lead researcher).
|2010: Analysis of the lifestyle and living conditions of the young drug abusers and endangered youngsters living in the Józsefváros Magdolna quarter. Commissioner: Megálló Csoport Alapítvány (lead researcher).
|2010: Monitoring research concerning the implementation process of the objectives indicated by the Decade of Roma Inclusion Program in Hungary in the period of 2005-2009. Commissioner: Open Society Institute (researcher)|
|2010: No Data – No Progress: Data Collection in Countries Participating in the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005. Commissioner: Open Society Institute (researcher)
|October 2009 – February 2010||Administrator, assistant|
|Kurt Lewin Foundation, Budapest (www.kla.hu/en)|
|Administering the projects of the Kurt Lewin Foundation, securing the administrative conditions necessary for the functioning of the foundation.|
|2008 – 2009||Programmes assistant/researcher|
|European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), Budapest (http://errc.org)|
|Administering the research projects of the ERRC, securing the administrative conditions necessary for the functioning of the foundation, researching
|2009: Case Study – Combating Roma residential segregation, Hungary. Commissioner: European Union Agency of Fundamental Rights (researcher)|
|EDUCATION AND TRAINING|
|2013-2018||Social Policy PhD|
|Eötvös Loránd Science University (ELTE), Budapest
Faculty Of Social Sciences, Institute of Social Studies, Department of Social Policy
Topic: The Role of Social Enterprises int he Changing Third Sector of Hungary
|University of Pécs, Institute of Sociology
|2009||Summer University Certificate|
|Central European University, Budapest: Multi-Disciplinary and Cross-National Approaches to Romany Studies – A Model for Europe|
|2006-2010||Social Studies BA|
|Corvinus University of Budapest, Institute of Sociology and Social Policy
|2003-2010||Communication Studies MA|
|Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Humanities, Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies|
|2005-2008||Membership of the College for Advanced Studies in Social Theory of the Corvinus University of Budapest|
|Corvinus University of Budapest|
|2002-2008||English Language and Literature MA|
|Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Humanities, School of English and American Studies
|Publications||2017: Social enterprise in Hungary – ICSEM Working Paper (with Éva G. Fekete, László Hubai and Melinda Mihály)
2017: The characteristics of social enterprises in Hungary – summary of a questionnaire survey as part of an international research project . In: Észak-magyarországi Stratégiai Füzetek, Volume 14, Issue 1.
2017: 4 Year 448 Projects – Evaluation of the EEA Grants NGO Programme in Hungary, 2012-2017 (Autonómia Foundation), available: https://norvegcivilalap.hu/en/https%3A//norvegcivilalap.hu/en/4years_448projects
2015: Social objectives, economic activities – the definitions of social enterprises. In: Civil Szemle, Volume 12, Issue 1., pp. 5-24.
2013: Prejudices, social competencies and political orientations in relation to schools’ hidden curriculum (with Katalin Széger and Gábor Héra). In: Intercultural Education, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp. 277-287.
2012: Youth and Active Citizenship in Schools and Beyond. Summarizing the research findings – working paper (Kurt Lewin Foundation), available: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/reports/youth-and-active-citizenship
2011: Monitoring research about the Romaversitas Foundation, Hungary (Kurt Lewin Foundation), available:
2010: Monitoring research concerning the implementation process of the objectives indicated by the Decade of Roma Inclusion Program in Hungary in the period of 2005-2009 (Kurt Lewin Foundation), available: http://www.romadecade.org/cms/upload/file/9317_file2_decade_of_roma_inclusion_en_fin.pdf
2010: No Data – No Progress: Data Collection in Countries Participating in the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015 (Kurt Lewin Foundation), available:
2009: Case Study – Combating Roma residential segregation (European Roma Rights Centre, with Ostalina Maya Ovalle and Tatjana Peric), Hungary, available : http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/602-ROMA_Housing_Case-final-ENHU.pdf
|Conferences||2016: 12th International Research Conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR): Social enterprises in Hungary (panel presentation)
2016: Budapest Degrowth Conference . Social enterprises in Hungary (presentation with László Hubai)
2015: 5th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise: The role of social enterprises in the changing nonprofit sector of Hungary (poster presentation)
|Teaching||2016: Teaching a class entitled Social policy workshop – New approaches towards welfare policy in Europe: social enterprises – theoretical and practical bases for social policy MA students at ELTE, Faculty Of Social Sciences.|
|Listening||Reading||Spoken interaction||Spoken production|
|Communication skills||Good team-work and cooperation skills gained as lead researcher of research projects involving 5-6 researchers;
Good adaptation skills in multinational environments due to international work and cooperation with international partners;
Good communication skills gained as lead researcher conducting interviews and questionnaires with various stakeholders related to different topics.
Good presentation skills gained as PhD lecturer at Eötvös Loránd Science University (ELTE).
|Organisational / managerial skills||Experience in project coordination and team leading; management, organization and coordination skills gained through leading researches;
Experiences in writing applications, budget planning and project management.
Experiences and knowledge gained from managing calls for grant applications, contracting winning applicants, and monitoring and supervising ongoing projects.
|Research skills||Good planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting skills from managing a funding mechanism.
Good research skills in data collection, data cleaning, data analysis and writing studies.
|Computer skills||Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools|
|Other skills||Understanding and using SPSS, surveymonkey.com.|