Florin Badita CV

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION Florin – Alexandru Bădiță
   Cluj-Napoca, Romania
 baditaflorin@gmail.com
Fb.com/baditaflorin
Nationality Romanian

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT FORBES 30 under 30 Europe on Law & Policy 2018
WORK EXPERIENCE
2015 – present Map Analyst at Telenav – Cluj-Napoca
Main activities: Improve the OpenStreetMap data. Work with databases, Statistics, improve workflows
2015 – present Founder at Nefiresc Cluj
Main activities: Propose and organize social events in the local community of Cluj-Napoca
2010 – present

2015 – present

 

 

2013 – present

Community manager at OpenStreetMap Romania

Founder at Coruptia Ucide (Corruption Kills)

Corruption Kills it`s the biggest civic group in Romania, with over 99.000 followers.

Main activities: Promoting Critical thinking, facilitating the organization of Protests in Romania.

Data Driven Investigative Journalism

07/2016 – 08/2016 Ecological coordinator Untold Festival – Cluj-Napoca
Main activities: Designing the ecological part of the festival. Coordinating a team of 30 volunteers.

That year the festival had over 300.000 participants coming at the festival

04/2015 – 08/2015 Project Based – Statistician at the Ministry of Education in Romania (ARACIP)
Did a statistical research related about the quality of the pre-university education system in Romania, 2013-2014
04/2015 – 07/2015 Consultant for British Council
Part of a group of 16 digital creative persons from all around Europe, with the aim of making the digital strategy for British Council
12/2014 – 02/2015 Project Based – Database Optimization and automatization at TrainArt – Bucharest
12/2014 – 02/2015 Consultant for the World Bank – Using OpenStreetMap in urban slums – Upi Number 465044
The World Bank is a United Nations international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs. The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group
05/2008 – 07/2014 Website and Server administration
Web design and SEO/SEM. Website maintenance. Server administration. B2B and B2C experience
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
09/2016 – 12/2016 Student at Draper University – San Mateo, California, USA
2014 – 2015 Student at CROS – Universitatea Alternativa (Alternative University)
2007 – 2010 Psychology at Titu Maiorescu – Bucharest
PERSONAL SKILLS
Mother tongue(s) Romanian
Other language(s) UNDERSTANDING SPEAKING WRITING
Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production
English C1 PROFICIENT USER C1 PROFICIENT USER B2 INDEPENDENT USER B2 INDEPENDENT USER B2 ADVANCED USER
Italian/Spanish A1 Basic User A1 Basic User
A1/A2: Basic user – B1/B2: Independent user – C1/C2 Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Communication skills 2011 – 2012 – Forum theatre actor for A.R.T Fusion Association

April – May 2012 – Participant in Young Professional Academy 4th edition

October 2012 – ­­Mentor2B Training for EVS (European Service Volunteers) volunteers.

2014 – 2016 – Hold 6 training for journalists, activists, explaining how we can use digital tools to expose corruption

▪ Studied Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP),

▪ Good communication skills gained through my experience as a volunteer/collaborator with over 100 NGOs

Organisational / managerial skills ●       June 2010 – Co-organizer for “Sub chistoace plaja”

About the event – To find as many cigarettes mugs from the beach in Vama Veche and make a 7 by 10 meters map of Romania out of them. The objective was to raise awareness about the ecological problem created by littler in the sand.

This was a 3 days event, with over 400 Volunteers and over 70.000 cigarettes found and used for the project. It had national Press coverage, in television and newspaper

●       September 2010 – Team leader for a team of 15 people in the Romanian project “Let’s do it Romania”, part of the International project: Let’s do it world

●       August 2011 – Co-organizer for “Sub chistoace plaja – second edition”
7 days event, over 600 Volunteers, over 100.000 cigarettes found and used for the project.

●       February – July 2012 – Facilitator in the project “School of forum theatre”

●       August 2012 – International training on the topic of “Human trafficking” in Bologna,Italy

●       September 2012 – 1 week International training in Hradek, Czech Republic for multipliers in “Living Library” method.

●       September 2012 – Volunteer for Youth on the Move made by the European Union.

●       December 2012 – Training in Berlin, Germany – “Empowering education for European employability and entrepreneurship”

●       January 2013 – Include me in Employment – Training about employment in Novi-Sad, Serbia

●       February 2013 – Socio-Educative Animator course

●       March 2013 – “You care, you share” – 1 week youth exchange about LGBT issues in Romania – Member of the implementation team, and facilitator

●       July 2014 – 10 days training about conflict management in Czech Republic

●       August 2014 – School for democracy – Expert Forum

●       January 2015 – Now – Nefiresc – An informal group that I have founded where we do non-formal events, until now we have over 60 events where over 7.000 persons participated.

●       October 2015 – Now – Corruption Kills. We help facilitate the organization of the biggest protest in the history of Romania, were over 600.000 persons participated.

Artistic skills and competences  

●       2008 – 2009 – Photojournalist for “Info Bucharest” newspaper

●       September 2012 – “Animate the change” – training about street art in Ptuj, Slovenia.

We learned how to use street animation techniques to raise awareness about a social issue in our community

●       2014Held a one week European training about how we can use photography to help NGO`s better promote their work.

●       2013 – 2017 – Labyrinth Theatre constructor.

●       2014 – 2015 – Improvisation Theatre. 

●       2012 – 2016 – Held over 60 Space Painting workshops.

I organized workshops where I have taught people how to paint with graffiti spray paint.

I did workshops in different high-schools, at festivals, team-buildings for different corporations, and with children with autism, down syndrome.

Digital competence SELF-ASSESSMENT
Information processing Communication Content creation Safety Problem solving
Proficient user Proficient user Proficient user Proficient user Proficient user
Excellent command of Microsoft Office tools/ OpenOffice/ Google Docs
Good knowledge of graphic design applications (Inkscape, PhotoShop™, GIMP)
Basic knowledge of 3D design applications (Google Sketch-up)
Excellent knowledge of Linux and Windows (Ubuntu, CentOS)
Good Programming skills (PHP, HTML, CSS, Python)
Advanced GIS skills (ArcGis, Qgis, OpenStreetMap, PostGIS)Server Administration (Ubuntu, CentOS)Over 10 years’ experience as a Blogger and Social Media
Data science – Statistics, visualization of big data
Database management (SQL, Postgres, PostGIS)
Other skills February 2011 – Top 10 finalist at BCR Startup school with the project “Twitter Card”

August 2011 – 1 week Basic Training in Muncel, Romania to learn how to be a social assistant for people with disabilities.

▪  May 2014 – 1 week project about the European Union, legislation