Before joining the FSR team as a Training Coordinator in May 2016, Mara worked for E.ON in Berlin coordinating the training activities for employees from Germany and Romania. Furthermore, she gathered more than 2 years of experience in the field of legal services working as an assistant to managing partners in international law firms with a strong focus on renewable energies (Olswang Germany LLP, now Greenberg Traurig LLP and STALFORT Legal. Tax. Audit.). During her studies, she worked for 4 years as a student assistant to a professor at Freie Universität Berlin and interned in the Romanian Embassy in Berlin (department for politics and culture). She was granted a Leonardo da Vinci scholarship in Padova in 2009 and was an Erasmus student at the Paris-Lodron University in Salzburg back in 2007.
Mara holds a BA degree in German and English Philology and a MA degree in Arts and Media Administration both from Freie Universität Berlin. She speaks Romanian, German, English and Italian.