Monika Ladmanová

Monika is leading the corporate social responsibility program's portfolio for the technological giant IBM in Czech Republic. At the same time she serves as the Chair of the board of the Open Society Fund Prague, an endowment fund launched in 1992 by the philanthropist George Soros. The aim of the fund is to support open society and democracy development. Before her role as a Chairperson, Monika worked for the fund as a Strategic development officer and as an Executive director of its subsidiary office: Open Society. She has been long-term engaged in human rights protection with the emphasis on equal opportunities for women and men and she had spent five years in the executive board of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, a global women's rights organization. After graduating in law at Charles University, she studied law at Columbia University, focusing on public interest.