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Andra Croitoru has been working in the field of gender equality for more than twelve years, as one of the most respectable gender exerts. She is part of the original taem of the National Agency for Equal Opportunities between women and men, holding several positions within the Agency since 2005. Between August 2016 and May 2017 she was State Secretary of ANES.

Over the years, Andra participated in elaborating and implementing three National Strategies in the field of gender equality. She represented ANES in several expert groups at the level of European Commission, European Institute for Gender Equality, in Vilnius, Council of Europe and other UN associated structures. In 2007, she coordinated the team of the National Implementing Body for the European Year for Equal Opportunities for All.

Women’s participation to the labour market, equal representation and participation of women and men to decision making process, balancing professional with personal life, eliminating gender roles and norms, preventing and combating violence against women are Andre’s areas of expertise.

Over the years Andra earned the respect and appreciation of experts from public administration and from non-governmental organization. Andra is creative, emphatic and good team player.