Julianna Kiss

Graduate student

Researcher of the third sector and social enterprises, also previously working in NGOs.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE  

 

September 2016 – … 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.
University
 

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.

Third sector
   
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)

Third sector

 

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.
 

Third sector

 

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)
  Third sector

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING  

 

2013-… 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

 

 
2011-2013 Sociology MA    
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

 

 

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS  

 

 

Publications 2015: Social objectives, economic activities – the definitions of social enterprises (Társadalmi célok, gazdasági tevékenységek – a társadalmi vállalkozások definíciói). 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:

http://www.romaeducationfund.hu/sites/default/files/publications/romaversitas_monitoring_study_en_0.pdf

 

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:

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/sites/default/files/no-data-no-progress-country-reports-20100628_0.pdf

 

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.

 

PERSONAL SKILLS  

 

Mother tongue(s) Hungarian
   
Other language(s) UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING
Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production  
English C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
German B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
Spanish B2 B2 B2 B2 B2

 

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 of research projects involving 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 and knowledge gained from 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.

 

Job-related skills 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.

 

Driving licence B

 

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