Madalina initially joined PACT Foundation’s field team in March 2009, as a community facilitator for one of our Phare 2006 projects – Community Based Organizations, Centers for Community Mobilization. In November 2009, Madalina took over the coordination of PACT Foundation’s project Promotion of debates on Social Inclusion in support of the reinforcement of the Open Method of Coordination on Social Inclusion in Romania. Madalina has been working in the field of European financed programs since 1999; she coordinated the European Voluntary Service of the Youth European Program, and worked as an expert for the national project of the Ministry of Education – Access to Education for disadvantaged groups. Through the latter program, she offered consultancy services to school inspectorates, school managers and local and county public authorities, for the implementation of county grants. Madalina has direct expertise in the field of social inclusion, having gained it particularly between 2003 and 2005, while coordinating the daily center for orphan children Hope for Tomorrow of Saint Stelian Association.