Maryam Majidova


Founder, Gender Hub Azerbaijan.
Trainer, educator, youth and gender equality activist. I stand for gender equality and strongly believe in the power of equal access to rights. Have been professionally involved in addressing NFE, prevention of Gender-based violence, human rights education, hate speech and radicalisation, youth work management and international youth cooperation. Youth work for me was key to understanding myself and the world around me. Traveled to 45 countries.

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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

- Gender Studies, University of Political Science (Science Po), Paris, France - upcoming
- 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 2021-01-17

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