Dr. Jerca Legan Cvikl
President, Femmes Sans Frontieres
Jerca Legan Cvikl holds PhD in philosophy and theory of visual culture. She is an anthropologist of everyday life and works as a manager and expert for strategic communication at STATUS business company, consulting individuals and groups in public and private sector. She is also known as an engaged philanthropist, founding an international women’s organisation Femmes Sans Frontières Foundation.
She was born in Slovenia, Europe, besides working and travelling constantly around the globe for almost three decades. She worked as a press and public broadcast investigative journalist and editor in chief, as a university lecturer, event manager and as a strategic communication consultant in Slovenia and abroad. Besides her scientific researches in humanities, she offers media production and analysis. Recently, she started her new business as a part of a sustainable Slovene tourism. As a writer she is an author of four books – two scientific monographies on different media phenomenon’s, a special marriage hand-book, a multilingual fairy-tale for children of all ages and she is preparing two new books.
FEMMES SANS FRONTIÈRES Foundation is an international women organization, founded and based in Slovenia, Europe, but working all around the world. Members are experts with different professional and personal backrounds. They bulid a strong women network no matter the age, race, religion and life perspectives and will, with the development and strategic programs and methodologies, adapted to societal environments, within foundation’s framework closely cooperate with national and regional women’s organizations and international associations for equal opportunities and full integration of women. The purpose of the foundation is to encourage and inspire women to gain education and achieve economic independence and general emancipation within their societies. Fields of action are: education, event management and publicizing, sceintific research and legal frameworks. Femmes Sans Frontières Foundation has a strong vision to connect all women’s civil, non-governmental organizations, movements, initiatives and independent women individuals, as well as women in power, public and private spheres around the world to co-create the implementation of the foundation’s fundamental mission and activities. They will be open for new collaborators, supporters and partners at all activity fields. FSF Women would like to contribute to the ultimate goal of an ever increasing equality of women’s aspects of social and private life all over the world.