Vlada leads communications with Edinburgh Futures Institute’s partners on engaging and collaborating with the institute’s student body. Her key focus is on Student Challenge Projects, which are an integral part of the institute’s value proposition. She is responsible for supporting both organisational partners and students through the full engagement process, from developing the challenge question that would align with organisational needs, to closing projects. She also works on developing the institute’s education engagement strategy and processes.
Vlada has a varied background, having worked in third sector fundraising for international organisations, business development for advertising and producing for the events industry. She holds an MSc in Theatre and Performance Studies and an MA in English Literature.