The creators of Global Slovakia Academy
Dr Zuzana Palovic and Dr Gabriela Bereghazyova are the creators of Global Slovakia NGO and Global Slovakia Academy
It is our honor, privilege and mission to help you discover more about our homeland.
Born behind the Iron Curtain, Zuzana’s family fled the communist regime as political refugees, before becoming naturalized citizens in Canada. Zuzana went on to study at top international institutions in the United States, the Netherlands and most recently in the United Kingdom, where she completed a PhD in Eastern European migration. Her work examines the critical cultural, emotional, mental and spiritual structures of Central Eastern Europe.
Gabriela was born in communist Czechoslovakia, grew up in the transitional Slovakia of the 1990s and witnessed the accession of her country into the European Union during her university years. With a background in traditional culture, customs and history, she has the tools to penetrate Slovakia's complicated past and present.Gabriela further explored the Slovak mindset in to the United Kingdom where she completed her doctorate specializing in corruption.
We merge our skillsets, experience and knowledge to create unique educational programs founded on rigorous academic research, yet presented as engaging stories.