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Austrian Association of Inclusive Society (AIS) is a non-governmental organization based in Vienna, Austria, dedicated to interdisciplinary research that promotes innovation and collaboration in the fields of human rights, social inclusion and development.
AIS’s activities include research and analysis, evaluations, publications and advocacy, as well as convene and facilitate the exchange of ideas and open discussions that stimulate new thinking on current issues in Europe, while keeping a global perspective.
Marco Roux is Human Rights advocate with extensive experience providing technical assistance in international projects. He holds a Master's degree in Politics and Government with a focus in Migrant Children and Education, a Master of Arts in Human Rights from the University of Vienna, and currently perusing a Master of Arts in Business in Management of EU projects from the University of Applied Arts Burgenland.
Ozel Coskuner worked in almost every dimension of the education industry for well over a decade, from minister advisor to university college management to student counsellor and teacher. Currently takes a leading role in several NGOs and social enterprises. With his extensive background in project management, he has been involved in more than 50 international and EU research and innovation.
Maria Francesca obtained her Master's Degree in International Relations - human rights and cooperation for development, with a thesis on gender-based violence as a crime of genocide in international humanitarian law. Currently, she is attending a specialization Master in Gender Studies and a specialization course in Refugee Law and International Law. She took part in various Erasmus+ programs, both training and volunteering. In 2020 she participated in her first ESC project in Turkey and worked to promote inclusion among youth at risk of marginalization and refugees. Passionate about human rights, non-formal education and gender studies, she collaborated with online blogs and think-tanks in the field of the promotion of Erasmus+ programs.
Hana SARAJCIC, a versatile scholar at Vienna University of Economics and Business, merges business savvy with a passion for empowering marginalized communities. As part of VAEV, she brings rich experience as a Virtual Assistant, excelling in diverse project domains and advocating AIESEC's mission to audiences at prestigious universities. At 18, Hana conducted pioneering research on personality types' influence on education—an early testament to her academic dedication. Balancing academic pursuits with entrepreneurial success, she contributes broadly at VAEV, from research and project ideation to impactful presentations and bilingual document translation. Fluent in multiple languages and driven by a commitment to social change, Hana embodies a unique mix of academic excellence and entrepreneurial spirit.
Denitsa IVANOVA, a final-year Political Science student at the University of Vienna, delves into a diverse curriculum covering Political Ecology, International Politics, and Urban Sociology, complemented by a minor in Global Corporate Management. Her dedication shines through her support as a student tutor, aiding professors and peers during the shift to hybrid learning methods.
Beyond academics, Denitsa actively participates in Erasmus+ exchanges, specializing in EU values, facilitation, and non-formal education. Her involvement with impactful NGOs, like YOUTHub, involved pivotal research on youth opportunities in Bulgaria and website management. She's notably engaged in Model EU simulations, serving as a political advisor, delving into critical themes like youth unemployment and cybersecurity. Her expertise in research and analysis underscores her commitment to addressing substantial issues. Driven by a passion for civic engagement and policy advocacy, Denitsa IVANOVA is primed to leave a lasting impact on political spheres, youth empowerment, and societal resilience.
WHAT WE DO
AIS aims to improve the condition of people who have social and educational disadvantages and disabilities (physical, sensory, intellectual) in all areas of social, cultural and educational life.
Our projects work on the transformation of educational, technological and the physical environments of disadvantaged and disabled groups through research, innovation and the empowerment and enhancement of communication, social skills and cooperation.
Our organizational structure and processes, as well as the external services delivered to stakeholders and the greater public are all based on the principles of inclusivity and integrity, a strong drive for innovation and solution oriented, while striving for the highest quality standards possible.