Mariana Matache is the founder and president of Asociatia EUROED since 2005. The national NGO specialises in adult education projects and vocational training courses in Romania. Asocatia EUROED has coordinated and implemented European projects, and offered vocational training to more than 4,000 people.
Mariana has conducted strategic projects founded through the European Social Fund, as well as other European projects in collaboration with various international partners. The key areas of expertise are designing and implementing national and European projects such as „The Citizen comes First“ and „FAR“, and leading civic education and project management seminars. In addition to her current role, she has gained valuable experience in the ten years working as the national manager of dvv international Romania establishing a new structure for adult education in Romania – namely 17 Regional Centers for Adult Education, the „Lifelong Learning Week“, she participated in the in development of the first Romanian Master’s Program in Adult Education. She also coordinated the establishment of the dvv international project office in the Republic of Moldova.