Function: Communications and Events Assistant
Maria joined the Observatory in July 2021 and assists the Communications Manager, particularly with regard to events and their promotion via the web site and social media. She also offers support to the team for administrative matters.
Maria holds a Master’s degree in European Studies from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Following her graduation, she worked at the Consular department of the Embassy of Ireland in Bulgaria. Then Maria joined the Council of Europe as project assistant in Co-operation Programmes Division, Human Rights Directorate, dealing with implementing human rights co-operation projects in the Western Balkan region. After several years working on projects, she moved to the European Audiovisual Observatory.