Ingrid, a political scientist by background, possesses expertise in migration, integration, extremism, radicalism, and terrorism. She excels in academic settings and has valuable skills in non-formal education, during her doctoral studies at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, she took the lead in various courses, including migration and migration policy, modern political theories, and comparative politics.
In 2015, Ingrid embarked on an internship at the Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs, actively engaging in essential events such as the Summer School for Young Professionals and the NATO 2020 Conference. Her involvement extended beyond her academic pursuits, as she participated in the Erasmus exchange project and gained valuable experience in Erasmus cooperation partnerships.
In particular, Ingrid focused on combating the proliferation of fake news, enhancing political education, and promoting participation. Her involvement in the Erasmus cooperation partnership allowed her to delve deeper into these areas, developing strategies to address the challenges posed by misinformation and bolstering civic engagement.
Furthermore, Ingrid was a key contributor to the project SME SPOLU, where she was part of a team of experts working on Slovak migration and integration policies. This experience strengthened her understanding of the rights of refugees and internally displaced persons in Ukraine.
Additionally, Ingrid’s expertise extended to her role as an expert and member of the “Civil Society” working group under the Office of the Government Representative for Civil Society. Her contributions in this capacity showcased her commitment to fostering an inclusive and participatory society.