NOTRE ÉQUIPE

Membres du CEJI

Robin Sclafani
Directrice

Originaire de New York, Robin possède 20 années d’expérience dans le développement et la diffusion de programmes de formation sur la diversité et la lutte contre les préjugés à destination de différents groupes cibles. En 2006, elle est nommée directrice du CEJI après avoir occupé le poste de directrice de formation pendant cinq ans. Auparavant, elle avait travaillé pour le WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute de l’Anti-Defamation League en tant que « directrice des programmes et des projets particuliers ». Titulaire d’un Master en résolution des conflits de l’Antioch University et d’un Bachelier de l’Université d’État de New York à Binghamton, elle a obtenu une bourse du programme Fulbright de la Commission européenne. Mme Sclafani parle le français et l’italien en plus de son anglais natal. Elle a trois fils et vit à Bruxelles.

robin.sclafani@ceji.org

Melissa Sonnino
Coordination de projets

Née en 1984 à Rome (Italie), Melissa obtient son diplôme en Relations internationales en 2008 à la Faculté de sciences politiques de l’Université LUISS Guido Carli de Rome. De 2009 à 2010, elle travaille pour l’Association culturelle juive italienne Hans Jonas en tant que coordinatrice du « Master pour les jeunes leaders juifs ». Elle y organise également le projet de recherche intitulé « Jeunes juifs italiens : identité, continuité et ruptures ». En janvier 2011, Melissa décroche le poste de Community Affairs Coordinator au CEJI. Son travail consiste principalement à développer le projet du CEJI appelé Facing Facts!, collaborer avec des institutions juives et européennes dans le domaine de l’éducation à la diversité, et combattre toutes les formes de discrimination. Pour Melissa, le CEJI représente une opportunité de combiner son mode de vie juif avec des activités innovantes et stimulantes. Même si la nourriture et le soleil italiens lui manquent, elle ne se laisse pas atteindre par cette nostalgie et est très heureuse de travailler au CEJI.

melissa.sonnino@ceji.org

Stéphanie Lecesne
Training Coordinator

Born in France in 1974, Stéphanie graduated from Caen University, where she completed a professional master’s in ‘European Local Development Projects Expertise’ which included an internship with CEJI in 2004. Stéphanie has worked for over a decade in the area of European projects in France. She has developed several courses related to intercultural learning employing non-formal education techniques in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Stéphanie returned to CEJI, joining our team in April 2011 as Training Coordinator. Coming from Normandy she is no stranger to rain and so feels at home in Brussels!

stephanie.lecesne@ceji.org

Jonathan Brennan
Webmaster

Jonathan is Irish but has been living and working in Brussels for nearly a decade. A graduate of Spanish and History of Art and Architecture, Jonathan felt he had better study something more practical if he was ever to find a job outside academia and so completed a Master's in Multimedia Systems in 2001. Since then he has been working in various organisations, the longest of which (eight years) was the British Council where he was Webmaster and then Communications Manager. His skills include web design, CMS (Drupal), graphic design, video production, translation, subtitling, writing and social media. Jonathan began working with CEJI in 2011.

jonathan.brennan@ceji.org

Madalina Gherman
Office Manager

Originally from Timisoara, Romania, Madalina has a Master’s degree in English Language and Literature and worked as an English teacher for several years before relocating to Belgium in 2006. Ever since, she has acquired experience working in HR, Finance and Administration related functions, of which she has grown very fond of. She remains passionate about languages and dreams of becoming an author one day. Madalina speaks Romanian, English, French and Dutch. She enjoys multiculturality and feels at home within the CEJI team, which she joined in 2016.

madalina.gherman@ceji.org

Luís Manuel Pinto
CEJI collaborator

Luís started by studying primary school teaching and later graphic design and communication. Most of his education took place in the non-formal sector with a particular focus on training specialised in human diversity and personal and organisational development. A great deal of his life (so far) has been spent co-ordinating European projects connected to intercultural learning and anti-discrimination for young adults. His work with CEJI and Belieforama saw him dedicating time to training and developing programmes in the field of diversity education. More recently, his professional life was dedicated to developing and managing communication strategies and doing graphic design. Today he does organisational development and the co-ordination of the Learning for Well-being Youth Movement for the Universal Education Foundation (UEF). Luís is deeply in love with people and dreams of understanding how they work. He believes that one day he’ll figure out something. He likes contrasts and differences and tries to do new things often, the newest: being an amateur acrobat.