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Alexandra Demetrianova is a freelance journalist from Slovakia based in Bangkok since September 2010. As a former Slovak Radio Southeast Asia correspondent, she has focused her work on human rights, environment, sustainable development and in recent years also LGBT and women’s rights. Her coverage in Africa included female genital mutilation and indigenous people.
Currently, she writes for Asian Correspondent and an array of Slovak and international media titles. She has co-founded and is an editor of Hummingbird Media – web media for alternative journalism focused mainly on Global South. Her most recent work has extended beyond journalism into cooperation with NGOs, creating content for campaigns and publications on sustainable production and consumption in garment industry and beyond, as well as giving lectures on various topics of global learning. As of September 2015, Alexandra is one of the associates at Asia Centre: Connecting peoples and regions, a civil society hub in Bangkok.
As a Master student of international relations at Faculty of Political Science at Thammasat University, she has participated in several academic research projects in Thailand and Cambodia.
In her free time, Alexandra likes to organize awareness-raising events in fields of human rights and environment both in Bangkok and Slovakia. She has co-organized Thammasat Human Rights Film Festival, Common Rights Film Festival at ICIRD conference in Bangkok, and so far two editions of Planet Festival in Bratislava, Slovakia.