Sandra Pralong-Communication Specialist/Civil society activist

Posted on October 16, 2009 by Sandra Pralong



Dat?: 16 octombrie 2009
Autor: Echipa TEDxBucharest
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Titlul articolului: Sandra Pralong-Communication Specialist/Civil society activist

Sandra’s work în civil society programs is impressive. In 2008, she was named Ambassador of Goodwill for the European Year of Inter-Cultural Dialogue.

Sandra Pralong is the founder of SynergEtica, a foundation that seeks to empower Romania’s youth, and of an agency specialized în strategic advice for corporate clients.

An international media executive (Newsweek, CNN) and civil society activist, Sandra returned to her native Romania în 1990 to set up and manage the Soros Foundation for an Open Society, designing over 200 programs în civil society development, democracy building, human rights, education, independent media, arts and culture, etc.

Between 1998 and 2000, Sandra Pralong has been an advisor to the President of Romania, responsible for Relations with Romanians Abroad and International Communications. After 2002 she became the regional communications advisor of the United Nations Development Programme în the 27 countries of East and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union.
In 2008 Sandra was named Ambassador of Goodwill for the European Year of Inter-Cultural Dialogue and în 2009 she initiated în Bucharest the Embassy of the Arts to promote Romania’s cultural contributions to Europe.

Sandra Pralong has written extensively on civil society, transition and development. She holds a Doctorate în Political Science from Sciences Po în Paris, a Master of Arts în Interna?ional Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, and a Master of Philosophy degree from Columbia University in New York.

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