Tinu joined the staff team in 2016 as a Project Manager and has over 14 years’ experience working with NGO, public sector, government funded projects including providing training support and facilitating cross cultural community dialogue within delicate and challenging contexts.
She has a degree in Community Studies from Dundalk Institute of Technology and MPhil in Conflict Resolution & Reconciliation from Trinity College Ireland.
Reuben joined the Cultur team in August 2014, on a part time basis as a Community Development worker, working on the issues facing people living in Direct Provision. Prior to taking up the post, Reuben spent two years working as a volunteer with the Irish Refugee Council as a receptionist and a campaign coordinator for the End Institutionalised living campaign. Currently, Reuben is a Transitional support worker on the Moving on Project. Reuben has a Diploma in Sociology and Project Management. He is currently studying for a Community Development qualification.
Joanna Fitzsimons was born in Lithuania in a Polish family. She has lived in Ireland since 2006. Joanna has been working with Cultúr since February 2008, initially as an Information Officer and in the recent years also as a Project Officer coordinating educational and community projects. She holds a MA in Polish Philology from Warsaw University and a BA in Law from Dublin Institute of Technology.
Prior to joining Cultúr, she was engaged as an Information Provider with Citizens Information Centre in Navan supporting migrants in accessing information on their rights and entitlements. Joanna also manages Polish Saturday School in Navan.
Dorota Sowula is from Poland and has lived in Ireland since 2007. She has been working with Cultur since March 2015. Dorota coordinated Failte Isteach- English Classes. She has experience in banking and customer service. Dorota holds a bachelor Degree in Public Administration.
Joanna is originally from Poland and has been living in Ireland since 2007. She currently works as an office administrator in Cultur and holds a degree in the field of Business Economics and Business Organisation. Since 2014 Joanna enjoys her time as a volunteer at Manna charity shop in Kells.
Community Support Worker
Nail is working on delivering a new youth programme for 15-17 and 18-21 year olds at the Mosney Accommodation Centre for Asylum Seekers and Refugees. With over 20 years’ experience working within youth work and community development.