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2020 Workshop Facilitators

Design Thinking for the Common Good

Ádám Marjai, LogMeIn

Ádám Marjai has worked in the computer software industry for four years. As a product designer at LogMeIn, his job is to make software easy to use and aesthetically pleasing. He's also a board member and marketing manager for UWC Hungary, an educational non-profit organization. In his free time, Ádám likes reading and hiking.

Ádám's workshops on design thinking help participants think through and manage the practical implications of their social projects.

Human Rights Violations and Solutions

Zsolt Szekeres, Hungarian Helsinki Committee

Zsolt Szekeres is a legal officer and coordinator for the Hungarian Helsinki Committee. He provides legal assistance and representation for asylum-seekers and recipients of international protection, primarily unaccompanied children. He also takes part in the HHC's strategic litigation work, coordinates the Hungarian asylum lawyers' network, and serves as the Hungarian focal point of the European Legal Network on Asylum (ELENA).

Zsolt's workshops focus on human rights, with the goal of enabling participants to identify human rights violations and find possible paths to solve them.

Finding a Path in Spite of Barriers

Flutur Mustafa, Let's Do It Kosova

Flutur Mustafa is an international law graduate, environmentalist, and the author of three bestselling books. Originally from Montenegro, she's currently the head of communications for Let's Do It Kosova.

Flutur's workshops focus on career path, self-reflection, and breaking down barriers.

Theoretical and Practical Cultural Management

Milan Vračar, Association Kulturanova

Milan Vračar studied management in culture and media is an independent cultural producer and a president of Association Kulturanova. He has been involved in many international projects and collaborated on events in Novi Sad and in Serbia.

Milan's workshops focus on culture and cultural management.

Preparation Through Improvisation

Csilla Benes Tarrová, Vekker Műhely

As a member of Vekker TIE Company (Vekker Műhely), Csilla Benes Tarrová focuses on drama in education programmes, such as the Visual Arts Education Project, creative reading projects, and environmental protection projects. She also organises improvisation workshops for adults and young adults.

Csilla's workshops at CCG focus on preparing participants for real-life situations through cooperative and improvisation exercises.

Finding Your Focus

Tomas Machalicek, ADASTRA

A self-described tech geek and ex-entrepreneur, Tomas Machalicek has experience establishing sustainable businesses and currently works as an IT consultant in Prague.

Tomas's workshops focus on youth unemployment and the translating one's skills into fulfilling jobs and careers.

Innovating Peace

Natalia Skorik, Academy of Innovation

A facilitator and project coordinator at the Academy of Innovation, Natalia Skorik's work entails implementing youth exchanges, trainings and seminars for youth workers, especially with youth from conflict territories.

Natalia's workshop topics cover human rights, peacekeeping and refugees.

Social Entrepreneurship 101

Eszter Gresó

A student of Business Administration and Management at Corvinus University, Eszter Gresó won the Social Impact Award Hungary 2019 in the social startup entrepreneur category. With interests ranging from animal rescue to photography, her workshops focus on career paths and social entrepreneurship.

Map Your Path: Self-Reflection

Emese Petrik, Air navigation company

Emese Petrik studied work and organisational psychology. Before finishing university, she started a full-time “adult” job at the Hungarian air navigation organisation as an OD consultant. A few years later she became a business coach and an action learning team coach.

Emese's workshop topics cover stress and fatigue management and work-life balance.

SDGs in Real Life

Alexandra Zalaföldi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Alexandra Zalaföldi is a cultural professional, having worked with and within EU institutions. She studied International Relations and currently works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Hungary—as well as serving as CCG's content coordinator.

Alexandra's workshops focus on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Achieving Green Growth - A View from the Public Sector

Gábor Horváth, Ministry of Finance, Hungary

As a graduate of studies in sustainable development, Gábor Horváth is especially interested in designing policies that both enhance economic growth and improve environmental sustainability and social cohesion. His work experience with the OECD provides a familiarity with the best research and best practices in this field.

Gábor's workshops cover green growth and sustainable public policy.


Tamás Csontos, IFUA Horvath & Partners

A management consultant, Tamás Csontos has 10+ years of international work experience, utilising project management, effective communication, and complex problem-solving skills.

Tamás's workshops focus on career choice and jobcrafting.

Art and Activism

Eva Bubla, Hungarian University of Fine Arts Doctoral School

As an artist, activist and educator, Eva Bubla's work articulates current social and ecological concerns and is strongly connected to the specific environment and community. At the boundaries of art and science, and in the framework of aesthetic, educational and social goals, her projects aim to raise awareness or tackle sustainability issues. She is keen on working together with local communities and other sectors; these forms of interactions define if an object, an installation, a performance, a workshop, a discussion or a festival is born.

Eva's workshops explore the intersection of art and activism.

Voting with Your Wallet

Malte Steinhoff, TeachSurfing

After finishing his Bachelor's in Business Informatics and working at IBM for 3 years, Malte followed his curiosity to venture into the field of non-formal education. At the center of his work stand his passions for life-long learning, meditation, self-empowerment and emotional healing.

Malte's workshops dive into the social impact of conscious consumption.

SMART Goals in Work and Life

Orshee Ertl, Your Elegant Message

Having acquired a solid corporate background at prestigious brands, Orshee Ertl wanted to do something more meaningful. She tried different things, and it was when she started listening to herself that she got certified in a new profession. Orshee now supports others as a coach and communication consultant to find their own voice and to communicate their real needs.

Orshee covers how to apply SMART goals in the work world and the real world.

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