Dr. Maja Nenadović is an experienced global trainer, debate coach, consultant, researcher with 18 years of experience who has worked in 40+ countries worldwide.
She regularly implements trainings, seminars and workshops in civic education, human rights education, critical pedagogy, peace education and also works as facilitator and moderator of conferences, expert meetings, and of organizational strategy and transition management.
Since 2012, she has developed and implemented Applied Debate - Training Workshops for Depolarizing Communication in more than 20 countries worldwide. In the past several years, she has also worked as a program design and global philanthropy consultant for various private foundations in the domains of peace education, peacebuilding and (youth) civic engagement.
Maja holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, on the subject of Monitoring & Evaluation in the area of democracy promotion and democratization projects. She is the Secretary General of the Board of the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE).
She has working knowledge and ability in English, Croatian, Dutch, Spanish and Hungarian languages.
Tvrtko Noa Pater is a trainer and educator who works in the fields of Holocaust education, rhetoric and facing history. With over 15 years of experience, Tvrtko as an advocate of free speech and self-reliance believes that teaching students how to stand up for their rights and beliefs while at the same time having understanding for the views of others is of paramount importance. It is his personal mission to foster understanding for views different than our own, and to build bridges and empathy for opinions and perspectives across ideology, religion, political spectrum.
Tvrtko has a background in law and works as Head Legal Trainer in the Model International Criminal Court Western Balkans (MICC WeB) project. He is also a peer guide trainer for the “Anne Frank - A History for Today” traveling exhibition, as well as a debate coach and adjudicator in the British Parliamentary debate format. He is also a lead trainer and facilitator affiliated with the Croatian Education and Development Network for the Evolution of Communication – HERMES.