Staff members

Christopher Metz

 Staff Coordinator and Development Officer

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.

 

 

 Fiore Poidevin

Service Civique

Fiore graduated from a Bachelors degree in Applied Psychology and Sociology from Brighton University (UK). She also possesses a Masters degree in Applied Ethics from Linkoping University (Sweden) where she wrote her thesis on the curtailment of human rights through counter-terrorist measures. During her studies and after, Fiore has always been active in the civil society. She worked at Radio Free Brighton as a presenter of a radio show defending human rights, or as a coordinator of workshops and debates on the questions of gender equality and refugees in Sweden and Greece. She recently finished a research as part of her European Voluntary Service on the relationship between the Orthodox community and Muslim Minority of Western Thrace, Greece.

 

Judyta Nędza

Service Civique

Judyta holds a Bachelor degree in Journalism from the University of Warsaw. Then she graduted with the double MA degree in Human Rights and Democratization in Caucasus from the Yerevan State University and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,  researching the implementation of anti-discrimination law in labor code of Ukraine. She has been involved in the grasroots actions mainly focusing on women`s rights and the community development, working for the civil society organizations in Poland and Armenia. 

 

Ana Elena Kelly

Service Civique

Ana Elena graduated from University of Bordeaux with a Bachelor in Social and Economic Administration. She then obtained her Master’s degree in International Law, majoring in Human Rights. She has volunteered for UNICEF programs in Mexico and interned for the Mexican Embassy in Paris where she developed a keen interest in women’s rights and fight against discrimination.

 

 

Kristiana Kuneva

Service Civique

Kristiana graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor in Liberal Arts, majoring in International and European Politics with a special emphasis on migration and security studies. Meanwhile, she interned for UNICEF and the UN Association of Bulgaria, dealing mainly with the current refugee situation at the borders. During the final year of her bachelor’s studies, she worked as an executive officer at the London-based youth platform My Life My Say, where she was in charge of securing successful relations between minority groups and the governmental bodies.

 

 

 Olivier Guérin

Service Civique

Olivier is studying political science and history at Sciences Po Toulouse, where he focuses on Human Rights and International Law. Before joining EGAM he was the vice-president of SOS Racisme Toulouse where he organised protests, political campaigns against far right parties as well as school interventions.