Who we are?
I am Marco Santos, originally from Brazil and living in Estonia since 2008. My formal education is related with Political Science and International Relation and I have done a post-graduation in Law.
I am active in the youth field since 2001 in different students and political organization and I do professional youth work since 2005 and acting as a non-formal education trainer since 2006. Current I am a free-lancer trainer and a manager of a small training and project management consultant company in Estonia
I am Helena, originally from Tartu, Estonia. I have degrees in social work and psychology. I have been in the youth field since 2011. I started as a member of
international student organisation and very soon went to my first Erasmus+ project. After that experience everything changed for me. I started to seek different international opportunities and not late after that wrote also my own first project. Beside that I have been working as youth worker in an open youth center and as an outreach youth worker. Currently I am a freelance project manager/coordinator.
I am Maik, a Tallinn native. In formal education, I have completed studies of physiotherapy and recreation management. During both I used the opportunity to take part in the Erasmus study / internship programme, spending two culturally enriching semesters abroad. I am also a proud alumnus of the Junior Achievement student company programme, having now contributed to promoting entrepreneurship among youth for nearly a decade through various educational activities and events. Currently I am working as an educator for SOS Children’s Village Estonia and also getting more and more into the world of international youth mobility projects.
Tairi’s educational background covers psychology and high interest in non-formal education. In the year 2011 she started as a participant in youth exchanges and over the years has worked out her way of becoming a project writer, coordinator and facilitator. She also did EVS in 2017 and inspired from her personal experience in different projects she works on creating possibilities for young people to step out of the comfort zone and see the beauty of non-formal education and opportunities of Erasmus+.
Dmitri is working now in public sector and believe that small good everyday thinks can change the world. He was active member in Tallinn City Youth Council (2011-2013) and board member in Tallinn University Student Council (2012-2013). From 2013 year Dmitri organize TEDxLasnamäe conference. He is like to organize not standard events and think out of box.
Vladimir is one of the founders of NYH. He was dealing with various projects focused on youth policy and participation. He was one of the initiators and first chairman of the Tallinn City Youth Council where he have dealt a lot with advocating for youth and children’s rights. Having graduated the law faculty of the University of Tartu he worked as an adviser for the Estonian Chancellor of Justice in the field of children’s rights. In autumn 2017 he became the head of Administration of the Tallinn City Center.