• We are capacity builders and teachers' trainers, providing digital and Computer Science knowledge resources to empower NGOs, educators and youth to achieve their maximum potential and participate fully to the digital transformation of our society

  • Executive team

    We are capacity builders and teachers' trainers, with solid professional and educational backgrounds

    Radu Moțoc

    Executive Vice President

    Radu Moțoc knows by heart the Romanian nonprofit sector, having more than 20 years of experience in executive and leadership capacities in some of the most important NGOs in Romania: Open Society Foundation, ActiveWatch, ProDemocratia. Radu also sits on the board of the Center for Legal Resources, a Bucharest-based nonprofit organization that advocates respect for human rights and strengthening rule of law. He is an alumnus of German Marshall Fund's Marshall Memorial Fellowship Program.

    Besides looking for innovative approaches to management and leadership, Radu's main interests are in political communication and international affairs.

     

    He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Bucharest and has completed MA studies in International Relations with the Institute for Political Research of the University of Bucharest.

    Elena Coman

    Director of Programs

    For 17 years now, Elena has been working in the nonprofit sector as a program designer or lead communicator. Since joining the Asociatia Techsoup team in 2012, she feels most at home in leading transformative professional development experiences for educators in public schools in Romania.

     

    She was trained as a primary school teacher, did a B.A. in Political Science from the National School of Political and Administrative Sciences and a MA in Ethics from the Philosophy Faculty, University of Bucharest.

    Gabriela Anghel

    Program Manager

    Gabriela joined Asociatia Techsoup after 12 years of working in the private sector. While volunteering for a civic group in Bucharest and helping it grow since 2015, she discovered the amazing world of NGOs and their impact. She is committed to supporting NGOs have access to the right technology they need ever since.

     

    She holds a BA in Political Sciences from University of Bucharest; she was an Erasmus Student in Political Theory at Univesità degli Studi di Cagliari as part of a master program which she attended at Institute of Political Research of the University of Bucharest and holds a MA in Communication and Public Relations at the University of Bucharest.

    Ana Stamatescu

    Digital Education Coordinator

    Ana’s background as volunteer and contributing to education and youth NGOs goes back to 2008. When she’s not busy spreading the word about MOOC's and digital competences, she fosters her passions for outdoor sports, traveling and bats.

    In 2017, Ana became a Forbes Romania "30 under 30" Honoree, part of a new generation of young entrepreneurs and digital social changers. From 2018, she is also part of the Bosch Alumni Network as a Changemaker Fellow.

     

    She has an BSc in Automatic Control and Applied Informatics from the University Politechnica of Bucharest and a MSc in Business Management from the Academy of Economic Studies.

    Adela Beca

    Community Coordinator

    Adela joined our team after almost 10 years of working in marketing and communications in the private and public sector. For 2 years she has been a primary school teacher in a rural village near Bucharest, as part of the Teach for Romania program. This is how she discovered her passion for education and decided to dedicate herself to her new goal: that of supporting as many teachers as possible access quality trainings and resources and spreading the word about the amazing pedagogical role that using technology may have in school activities.

     

    Her education background includes a MA in Advertising at a Business, Marketing & Communication School in Barcelona and a BA degree in Advertising degree from the University of Bucharest – Journalism and Communication Studies.

    Roxana Turcu

    Training Manager

    Roxana is passionate by the social change field in which she has been active for more than 10 years. She has a wide experience in facilitating groups of people at national and international level and enjoys creating learning contexts using various contemplative and non-formal education methods.


    She holds an MA in Advanced Development in Social Work and graduated the courses of Dalai Lama Fellowship organized by the Contemplative Sciences Centre at the University of Virginia USA.

    Natalia Șeremet

    Program Manager

    Natalia joined our team after working for more than 7 years in Marketing and Communication area and rambling between the private and non-profit world. Finally, the inner desire to be part of the social change took over and she reconnected with the non-profit community being driven by her aspiration to contribute to social transformation and to help NGOs thriving by gaining access to technological resources.

     

    Although Natalia holds a MA degree in Banking and Finance Management and a BA degree in Public Administration from Dunarea de Jos University of Galati , she has an unextinguished passion for communication and social campaigns.

  • Support team

    People that we consider part of the team

    Branding and design

    Bogdan Moga, designer, www.bogdanmoga.com

     

    Cosmin Sbarcea, photographer

     

    Ligia Popescu, film editor

     

    Eduard Parvu, cinematographer

    Trainers

    Vasile Brașovanu

     

    Oana Sipoș

    Tech support

    Daniel Secăreanu, business analyst

     

    Marius Ghițoiu, dev

     

    Lucian Stuparu, dev

     

    Andrei F., sysadmin

    Accounting

    FIX Contab, accounting and financial auditing

  • Board

    Meet our Board.

    Chris Worman

    Founder and President of the Board

    Chris started Romania's first community foundation in Odorheiu Secuiesc, consulted extensively with and for foundations, built several social enterprises and educational programs for civil society leaders.

    He is currently Vice President, Alliances and Program Development for TechSoup in San Francisco.

     

    Chris has a Master in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkley, the Goldman School of Public Policy.

    Radu Motoc

    Executive Vice President

    Radu Moțoc knows by heart the Romanian nonprofit sector, having more than 20 years of experience in executive and leadership capacities in some of the most important NGOs in Romania: Open Society Foundation, ActiveWatch, ProDemocratia.

     

    He is an alumnus of German Marshall Fund's Marshall Memorial Fellowship Program.

    Madalina Mocan

    Board Member

    Mădălina is currently a researcher affiliated with the Center for the Study of Democracy, PhD candidate in Political Sciences at Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj and associate teaching assistant in political theory. She has previously served as executive director of Ratiu Center for Democracy in Romania.

     

    She is an alumna of the Aspen Institute Romania Young Leaders program, and a German Marshall Transatlantic Fellow.

    Andrei Roth

    Board Member

    Andrei has an extensive experience in telecom, IT and travel. He is currently leading cross-department and cross-geography strategic projects in UiPath, the Romanian technology unicorn.

     

    He has graduated from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business with a Bachelors of Science Degree.

    Andrei Pogonaru

    Board Member

    After 9 years spent studying and working abroad, he returned to Romania to join the family business. Since then, he initiated the Good.Bee project and a private equity fund. Good.Bee is a service focused on "banking the unbanked".

     

    He holds BA and MA degrees in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

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