Bruno António graduated in Social Education at the University of the Algarve in Faro, Portugal. During his educational path he lived abroad, namely in Brazil, India and Scotland. For the past 12 years, Bruno has been actively engaging in international youth work, working as an expert and external consultant for several institutions, such as the European Commission and the Council of Europe. He previously took office as Secretary General of Youth for Exchange and Understanding, as well as Executive Director at ECOS – Cooperativa de Educação, Cooperação e Desenvolvimento.
She is currently doing a degree in Psychology at Instituto Superior Manuel Teixeira Gomes (ISMAT). In this institute, she is vice-president of NEP (Nucleus Students of Psychology), and previously she was in a professional course of Health by IEFP and later worked in the private health sector.
She started working shortly in DYPALL, as an administrative officer helping with the management.
From a very young age, Carolina was involved in several associations near Coimbra, where she was born. She studied Biotechnology in Aveiro, where she had her first training in non-formal education. She ended up developing her knowledge in this, becoming a trainer. She has worked in several youth organizations, as a summer camp animator and coordinator and as project manager in different areas such as entrepreneurship. She was National Youth Council board member, responsible for the cultural and innovation field. In 2017, she did her EVS project in Finland, working in a school and in a youth house.
Project Manager / YP LAB Coordinator
Aleksandra, originally from Serbia, has the background in school students’ activism. She was a Board member of OBESSU (Organising Bureau of School Student Unions), as well as a member of Working group on Participation and Youth policy mainstreaming and Expert group on youth rights of the European Youth Forum. She was a trainer on UNICEF’s project for the creation of Local Youth Action Plans in Serbia. Aleksandra had worked as Project manager in several organisations in Serbia and Portugal before joining DYPALL Network. She has a degree in political science and journalism from the University of Belgrade.
EVS Project Manager
Graduated in Geography at University of Porto. Freelancer Trainer developing national and international trainings in the field of social Inclusion, participation, citizenship. Member of the non-formal education pool of trainers of the Portuguese National Agency Erasmus+/Youth in Action. Expert in facilitation of educational, participatory and consultancy processes with youth groups, e.g. Structured Dialogue Process. Currently working as project manager for DYPALL Network.
Rebeka freshly graduated in Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest in the faculty of Communication and Media. Currently she is doing her Erasmus internship at DYPALL-YP LAB, Lisbon. Previously she worked for different NGOs and start ups for widen her perspective in different areas. She is also a part time journalist at a marketing company. Besides work, she loves to write, taking photos and discover new places and cultures.
ELENA BRAMON VINARDELL
Intern / Communication and image
Elena, from Barcelona, graduated in graphic and product design by the University of Barcelona in 2017. One of the four year that took her to complete the degree she went to study in the University Politecnico di Milano.
She has been doing different volunteering services mostly in the social assistance and integration area in Catalonia, France and Italy. She is also part of an organisation called Escambell that organises activities and events for the children.
Currently, she is working in the communication and image part of DYPALL Network as an intern by the program called Becas Faro.
EVS volunteer / Communication and image
Paulina from Poland has a degree in landscape architecture. She lives in Portugal for 3 years already. Before she became an EVS volunteer in DYPALL, she was studying with Erasmus+ in Viana do Castelo. During her studies Paulina used to be an Erasmus+ mentor in her hometown. She introduced the city and the local lifestyle for the foreign students and helped them to feel more comfortable in their new environment. She did her internship in London where she could impmrove her skills as an Architect and Graphic Designer. Paulina loves to travel and discover the world and herself by it. She is working in DYPALL since the October of 2017 in Image and Commutation.
Jesus graduated in Law in the University of Santiago de Compostela in 2016. He continued his studies in the University of Deusto, and made his Master’s degree in Management of Maritime Companies and Maritime Law. During that time Jesus participated in a volunteering project in the neighborhood of Otxarkoaga where he was teaching literacy to Spanish roma people.
He also participated in the Erasmus program in Romania (Timisoara) and won a Spanish scholarship called Sicue in the University of Barcelona.
Currently Jesus is doing his Erasmus Voluntary Service in Portugal (Portimão). He is responsible for energizing a young space called Loja Ponto JÁ, besides other task as a volunteer.
Martin holds a Bachelor Degree in Law by the University of “Cyril and Methody” in Skopje and he is currently taking a Master Degree in Financial Law. He spent the years of studies as a youth activist in Macedonia. Through YEF he was dedicated in strengthening the capacities of the civil society in Macedonia. As a participant in numerous debate tournament, conferences and trainings he obtained international experience. Since October 2017 he is an EVS volunteer in DYPALL, where he provides general assistance.
Sedef finished her studies in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Istanbul in June 2017. On the other hand, she started to study Sociology at her university as a second major in 2017. She is an EVS volunteer in Portimão. She works with youngsters and seniors in Cruz da Parteira. Sedef’s job is to find entertaining and useful activities for her target group.
Timotey is a Human Rights activist and also a facilitator-educator for Human Rights and Genocide Remembrance during the Second World War, certificated by the Council of Europe and the EU Parliament lectures training.
He used to live abroad before, namely in the East of France and Western Slovakia. Timotey loves to travel and be amazed by beautiful landscapes.