Maryam Majidova


International youth policy expert and educator/ consultant with the 10 years of experience in training and organisational development. Specialized in non-governmental organisation management, youth work, domestic violence, gender equality, human rights, intercultural dialogue, non-formal education, project management and policy advocacy. . Engaged in the work of various organisations such as the Council of Europe, European Commission and different UN agencies such as UNFPA, UNICEF and UNDP.

Maryam Majidova has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

Maryam Majidova

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Current occupation

co-founder, Gender Hub Azerbaijan, youth worker and youth expert

Work experience

- Expert for ''Responsible Fatherhood'' project, contracted UNFPA Azerbaijan and EU - upcoming
- Trainer, National Study Session in 2 districts in Azerbaijan ''Empowering the Participation of Girls and Women in Community-Building'' funded by European Youth Foundation - upcoming
- Project Team Member / Facilitator at International Study Session ''Integrating Digital Inclusion in the work of National Youth Councils and Member Organisations'' funded by European Youth Foundation - ongoing
- Co-founder, Gender Hub Azerbaijan - ongoing
- Project Manager, ''Start it Up, Keep it UP'' international project withing KA2 (Erasmus+) focusing on promotion of social entrepreneurship in 6 countries of Europe
- Chairwoman, National Assembly of Youth Organisations of the Republic of Azerbaijan 2018-2020
- Secretary General, National Assembly of Youth Organisations of the Republic of Azerbaijan 2017-2018
- Member of Sustainable Development Network of the European Youth Forum, 2017-2018
- International Training Course ''Youth work and prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation'' by ECYC, 2017-2018
- National Training Course in 4 districts of Azerbaijan ''Prevention of GBV (Gender-base violence) and gender stereotypes'' , contracted by UNFPA Azerbaijan, 2016-2017
- International moderator (chair of the national conference) for AIESEC Sweden and AIESEC in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2016
- AIESEC's Annual Regional Conference on Strategic Planning ''EuroXpro'', Varna, Bulgaria, 2016
- President, AIESEC in Azerbaijan, 2014-2016
- Trainer & Facilitator, National Youth Conference on Leadership Development organised by AIESEC in Georgia, 2014, Kobuleti, Georgia
- Trainee, ''Grow Project'' focusing on soft skills of high school students organised by AIESEC Romania, 2012, Iasi, Romania

Educational pathway

- Human Security Summer School, Sciences Po, Paris (2021)
- MPA 2021 (Master of Public Administration), ADA University, Baku, Azerbaijan - upcoming
- Long Term Training Course on Human Rights Education, 2017-2018, Youth Department, Council of Europe,
- Bachelor in Translation and linguistics (English-Russian-Azerbaijani), 2015, Azerbaijan University of Languages
- Training for Trainers, 2012, organised by ''School of Values'' & AIESEC in Romania in Pitesti, Romania
- Intercultural dialogue, 2009, organised by GOETHE Institute in Dresden, Germany

Fields of training expertise

  • (beginner) Animation
  • (advanced) Bullying & Harassment
  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (advanced) Change Management
  • (advanced) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (advanced) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (beginner) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (intermediate) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Education through Sports
  • (intermediate) Environment & Ecology
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (expert) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (expert) Fundraising
  • (expert) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (advanced) Global Education
  • (expert) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Health & Prevention
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (advanced) New Information Technologies
  • (intermediate) Open Space Technology
  • (advanced) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (intermediate) Peace Education
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (advanced) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (expert) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (expert) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Storytelling & Humour
  • (expert) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (intermediate) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (intermediate) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (expert) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (expert) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Institutions
  • (expert) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (expert) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (expert) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (intermediate) Children
  • (intermediate) Families
  • (advanced) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (advanced) Religious Youth Groups
  • (expert) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Young People in/from Conflict Areas
  • (beginner) Young People with a Mental Disability
  • (intermediate) Young People with a Physical Disability
  • (beginner) Young People with a Sensory Disability

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (beginner) Africa
  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (intermediate) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (advanced) European Cooperation
  • (expert) Global Cooperation
  • (intermediate) North-South Co-operation
  • (advanced) South East Europe

Other skills

networking, empathy building skills, etc

Language Skills

  • (beginner) Albanian
  • (fluent) Azeri
  • (fluent) English
  • (intermediate) German
  • (fluent) Russian
  • (good) Turkish

Trainer references

This profile was last modified on 2023-08-28

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