Aliz Pocsuvalszki

Aliz Pocsuvalszki

Educator, Community Organizer

Aliz Pocsuvalszki currently serves at the National Democratic Institute in Hungary, where she works to support Roma community leaders, Roma women and youth.

Pocsuvalszki is originally a Hungarian language, literature and drama teacher, and has worked in public education for 10 years, often with disadvantaged young people, underserved communities. Inclusive education, equity and social justice are very important to her personally. So, she has also worked as an activist and community organizer to promote the rights of marginalized groups, Roma communities, immigrants and refugees. She has taught Hungarian language to foreigners as well.

For her belief in the power of education and learning, Pocsuvalszki has also worked on a variety of educational programs in the world of law enforcement and incarcerated people.

He has also had the opportunity to study community organizing in the United States and to gain insight into leadership and the anti-segregation efforts thanks to the McCain Institute's Next Generation Leaders program and City Year New Orleans.

In 2016 Pocsuvalszki was acknowledged by the New Europe 100 — changemakers in central and eastern Europe award (Res Publica, Google, Visegrad Fund and the Financial Times).

Education: Master's degree in Hungarian Language and Literature and Teaching