Staff members

 Christopher Metz

 Director

Christopher Metz is a former student of King’s College London and has been working with EGAM since 2014. Graduating in Hispanic, Portuguese and Brazilian studies, his main area of focus was post-colonial Latin America and spent time living in Mexico and Brazil. With EGAM, he has focused on projects for the European Situation Testing Campaign, Youth Training Seminars alongside the Sarajevo Film Festival and commemorations of the Armenian, Tutsi and Srebrenica genocides.

 

Ievgeniia Sokova

Administrative and Project Manager

Ievgeniia obtained her bachelor’s degree at the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Ukraine) and then came to France in September 2013 for the Master’s programme “European literature and culture” at the University Lille 3. Being interested in international relations and building bridges between cultures, she joined EGAM in August 2015 through the Service Civique programme and starting from August 2017 has become the administrative and project manager. Aside of other projects, she is in charge of the «Sarajevo-sur-Seine» Film Festival.

 

Andreea Oglagea

Fundraising and Development Officer

Andreea has graduated with a Bachelor Degree in International Relations and a Masters Degree in Migration Studies from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom. During her studies, she focused on the interconnections between grassroots solidarity, migrant protest and citizenship in Europe, and worked with the British Red Cross in London. She joined EGAM in 2016 and in her free time volunteers with CNRR Romania. 

 

María Sierra De Las Heras

Service Civique

María graduated from the University Complutense of Madrid with a Bachelor in Political Sciences. Also possesses a Master degree in European Union Studies from the Salamanca University. During her studies she has volunteered for different Human Rights programs. She was involve as Project Coordinator in a cultural NGO in Cyprus as part of her European Voluntary Service. She has been member and advisor of the International Youth Federation since 2016.

 

 

Caoimhe O’Dwyer

Service Civique

Caoimhe graduated from Dublin City University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and French in June 2018. During her studies she interned at the Minority Rights Group, an international human rights organisation in Budapest, Hungary and was a volunteer English tutor with the Migrant Language Learning programme (MELLIE), where she taught English to refugees in Dublin. Caoimhe has also been actively involved with Amnesty International in Ireland working on both the Marriage Equality campaign in 2015 and the Repeal the 8th campaign in 2018. 

 

 

 

Zayn Qureshi

Service Civique

Zayn graduated from Utrecht University with a Masters in Conflict Studies and Human Rights in September 2016. Following this he took part in the British government’s International Citizens Service initiative volunteering with Restless Development in Tanzania. After this he interned as a Project Assistant with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation in Brussels. He has been actively involved in campaigning against Brexit with various grassroots organisations.

 

Jennifer Dowdy 

Intern

Jennifer is currently studying at the University of Pittsburgh and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, English, and French. She is involved in several human rights and community service programs. She is working at EGAM as an intern this summer before traveling back to the USA to continue her studies and she hopes to work in international human rights law in the future.