Piroska Hugyecz joined the Open Society Foundations in 1999 and has been working for the Education Support Program since 2004. Hugyecz manages internal and external web-based resources of the program, including the development of the internal planning and management tool, POINT. She is responsible for the publication of the Education Support Program’s Working Paper series as well as editing the Open Society Education News published by the Education Support Program on Transitions Online.
Prior to working at the Open Society Foundations she worked at the European Roma Rights Center. Between 1999 and 2003 she worked as a program coordinator at the Local Government Initiative for the multi-donor supported LOGIN (Local Government Information Network) project. Hugyecz graduated in History and English Language and Literature at the University of Szeged, Hungary, and received her MA degree in European Studies at the Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary.