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Our team

In Romaversitas we support Roma students to gain access to quality education.
We believe that education provides choices for children and a means to accomplish their goals and full potentials.
We support them on the path to become Romani intellectuals, who advocate for their communities and shape the narratives about Roma.

Dr. Dinók Henriett portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 27 January 2021.

Henriett Dinók, PhD
Development Director
Chair of the Board

Henriett earned a legal degree, a PhD in law and later graduated from Political Science at the Central European University. In parallel with her academic work at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, she has worked with several national and international non-governmental organizations, with special focus on Roma rights and advocacy. She is also experienced in the fields of human rights and diplomacy, as she worked at the Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights at the OSCE. Henriett is an alumna of Romaversitas.

Hámori Zoltán portré, a Romaversitas részére, Budapest, Hungary, 5 January 2021.

Zoltán Hámori
Head of Operations

Zoltán earned a dual Masters’s degree in Political Science and Economics at the Corvinus University of Budapest, where he is an instructor since his graduation. He started his career in the NGO sector at the Foundation for Democratic Youth as a Project Coordinator, where he later became a Managing Director. In 2012 he became the CFO of the Egyesek Youth Association and the Sophianum non-profit enterprise, where he gained experience at the finances of NGOs – an experience which he currently relies on as a consultant at. BeeTree, an expert group he co-founded in 2015. In this role, he worked with more than 20 civil society organizations and non-profit enterprises as a consultant in organizational development. He joined Romaversitas Foundation in 2018 as a CFO and later became the Head of Operations.

Paskó Ildi portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 7 January 2021.

Ildikó Paskó
Education Director

Ildi is a Sociology and Social Work graduate. She used to work at the Beszélő journal and at the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (TASZ). As a freelancer, she contributed to multiple initiatives and research projects in the fields of education and social justice. She joined Romaversitas Foundation in 2006 as a trainer, and today she is responsible for the educational activities of the organization.

Jakab Mária, a Romaversitas részére, Budapest, Hungary, 5 January 2021.

Mária Jakab
Financial Officer and Education Programme Coordinator

Köteles Gyöngyi portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 8 January 2021.

Gyöngyi Köteles
Mentor and Coach

Lakatos Richárd portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 15 January 2021.

Richárd Lakatos
Communication and Fundraising Officer

Sófalvi Tímea (Mumus) portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 8 January 2021.

Tímea Sófalvi
Mentor and Coach

Seregély Ágnes portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 13 January 2021.

Ágnes Seregély
Communication and Fundraising Officer

Törley Kata portré, Romaversitas, Budapest, Hungary, 7 January 2021.

Kata Törley
Career Counselor, Education Programme Advisor

Our Board:

dr. Vivien Brassói
Aladár Horváth
Dr. József Horváth
Márta Józsa
Angéla Kóczé
Sándor Szőke