Nicoleta Fotiade

President of Mediawise Society

Nicoleta Fotiade is the President of Mediawise Society, a training and research center for media culture and education based in Bucharest, Romania. She is a media literacy educator, researcher and advocate in the media and communication field for more than 15 years. She has a keen interest in empowering educators and students to have a deep critical understanding of how media work and their impact on everyday life. Nicoleta teaches media education to final year BA students at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Bucharest. She is an active member and contributor to international and regional associations (co-founder of IAME – International Association for Media Education). She is the author and co-author of two media literacy textbooks, more than 20 media research studies and several other education materials for teachers and students. Nicoleta holds a Master's degree in Communication from the University of Westminster in London, UK and she earned her Bachelor's degree in Journalism at the Superior School of Journalism in Bucharest.