Magdaléna Karvayová


Co-Founder of Roma NGO “Awen Amenca”

Magdaléna Karvayová finished her B.A. degree at the Anglo - American University in Prague. Currently she is a student of the LL.M. program and pursues the rights of Roma minority in the Czech Republic in the field of equal access to quality education. In 2019 she received the Alice G. Human Rights Award from the U.S. Embassy in Prague. She is the co-founder of the Roma NGO, Awen Amenca based in Ostrava, Czechia. Together with the co-founders of the NGO, she has developed the method of community organizing and empowerment of Roma in the field of enrolling Roma children to mainstream education. Furthermore, she is doing local, national and international advocacy.