Meet the people who will be joining us to share their ideas worth spreading on February 29th, 2020 at Impact Hub (Timpuri Noi), in Bucharest.
Entrepreneur at heart, full-stack marketer and experienced people & projects manager, Irina Scarlat has 10+ years of business experience, 7 of them in tech, product marketing & managing teams.
She is currently leading Revolut’s growth marketing efforts across Central & Eastern Europe (Romania, Poland, Hungary, Czech, Slovakia & Bulgaria) as Head of Growth - CEE.
Before joining forces with Revolut, she has been leading the marketing efforts of Uber in Romania, shaping the local strategy and working on strategic regional projects & initiatives.
She is a global citizen that has been living, studying & working in seven cities across Europe and the United States.
Claudiu's passions are Sustainability, Smart Cities and Renewable Energy. His goal is to create a new way of living in cities and urban settlements.
He is the President & Co-founder of EFdeN: one of the most Important NGOs in Eastern Europe in the fields of sustainability, green buildings and interdisciplinary education and social awareness focusing on green homes and sustainable products.
He also co-founded energiaTa - a project aimed at making household solar energy production a reality in Romania.
After doing research, advocacy, and policy work while working with intergovernmental groups, MEPs, think tanks and the private sector, their significant success was introducing PROSUMERS into Romania's Energy Strategy and changing the national legislation.
His vision: "We plan to stay on our path on the construction of solar modular homes, improving cities and communities.''
Adi Hădean is a well-known Romanian Chef, food blogger, author, restaurant owner (MEATic) and public personality. He is particularly famous for his culinary blog, www.adihadean.ro, one of the most visited in Romania, as well as for his participation as a member of the jury in the cooking show MasterChef, which debuted in 2014 on one of the Romanian TV stations.
His other projects include AtticLab and the Adi Hadean Foundation, the main purpose of which is gastronomic education. Due to its success, the Adi Hadean Cooking School will be expanded and replicated in other main cities across Romania in the near future.
Anamaria Ciuhuță is spreading awareness about financial literacy.
Passionate about the relationship between people and money and preoccupied with the future of her child, Anamaria launched her own platform dedicated to financial education.
During her career of over 20 years in banking, working closely with people and money has helped Anamaria observe the fascinating relationships between them.
She is the founder/ co-founder of two businesses, online TV moderator and producer, speaker, trainer & business consultant.
Anamaria will talk about the relationship between people and money, how this is formed during childhood, factors that influence our beliefs, behavior, and habits about money and success
Cristian Lupsa is the editor of DoR, a magazine that believes well-crafted intimate journalism can connect people, heal wounds, inspire, lead, and create change. His career in journalism began in 2000, and has taken him from Romania to the U.S., and back. He started DoR in 2009, and since 2011 is also the host of The Power of Storytelling, an international storytelling conference. He is an alumnus of the Aspen Institute Romania’s Young Leaders program, and was a 2014 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.
Coralina is an integrative psychotherapist, trainer, supervisor and co-founder of The Romanian Association of Integrative Psychotherapy (A.R.P.I). She studied in the U.K, France, U.S and Germany and is specialized in trauma therapy, relational therapy and bodywork.
Her work is about supporting people in finding their authentic self and creating good relationships with themselves and others.
One of her biggest joys is teaching and spending time with groups at workshops. Her vision is to make psychoeducation more accessible for everyone.
Both in her job and her life she is passionate about exploring these questions: how can we make peace with our bodies and ourselves? How can we form satisfying, loving relationships? How can we create a stress-free life, filled with meaning, depth and happiness?
Graure is simply not your ordinary artist, solely based on the canvas that he has chosen to portray his artworks on. We're talking about modifying the appearance of an item that people all around the world have grown fond of, an item with deep roots in our culture - sneakers.
He is a sneaker artist, and whether it comes to painting, drawing, sewing, attaching or detaching certain materials of the shoe, he has been mastering the art of doing this for the past 6 years. Mixed with the love for all things visual, photography and videography, the passion that guides him has transformed into a successful business and into one of the most-watched online accounts.
Gabriela Atanasov wears Sweet and acts Paprika. The SWEET PAPRIKA blog is a platform where you can follow her personal life, where she travels & get inspired from her style & beauty tricks. In 2012 she took the personal branding idea to another level & launched a clothing brand inspired by the 50’s & the 60’s, under the same name.
The passion for arts & photography made her start blogging in 2010. Little did she know then that she will transform this passion into a job. Her PR & Communication studies helped Gabriela develop strong relationships with web influencers, bloggers, clients, photographers & editors.
A former UK police officer, Ian Tilling is a social entrepreneur with 30 years’ experience of working with vulnerable groups in Romania.
He founded the Casa Ioana Association in 1995 and opened the country’s first night shelter for people facing homelessness in Bucharest in 1997. Presently, Casa Ioana works with women and children experiencing domestic abuse and family homelessness by offering temporary accommodation and comprehensive psychosocial support through two Centres in Bucharest. Ian has a broad knowledge of homelessness across Europe and is the president of the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA).