Mária Málková is a Project Manager and Grant Specialist at the Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences. After finishing her bachelor degree in business administration in Slovakia, she travelled to Sydney to study Master of International Business at University of Western Sydney. She obtained her second Master’s degree in European Business at Ecole Supérieur de Commerce, Le Havre, France. After finishing her overseas studies, she has moved to Prague to start working in research institutions in grant departments.

At the Institute of Ethnology of the CAS, Mária’s role is to coordinate the grant agendas of the institution, provide information about national and European grant opportunities and assist researchers with project proposals, implementation and reporting. In the Romani Atlantic project, she has the administrative role of supporting the Principal Investigator and the entire team.