Member of the Global Education Innovation Award Selection Committee 2017

Ms. Irma Šinkovec, Senior Adviser, Department for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia

Irma holds a degree in Adult Education from the University of Ljubljana. Currently, she works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, Department for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance. Her professional experience includes five years of teaching at a Primary School and five years of managing Development projects in South-Western Uganda. Irma also gained valuable experience while working voluntarily with youth in Slovenia and abroad. This brought her to the strong conviction that Global education is one of the most important aspects of education nowadays, therefore she is glad to have an opportunity to work in this field also in her current position.