Magdalena Patalong has been working as a project coordinator at the Berlin based NGO Dekabristen e.V. since 2020. Before joining Dekabristen e.V., Magdalena worked at the German Federal Foreign Office. As part of the program “Expanding Cooperation with Civil Society in the Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia” she consulted, among other things, civil society actors on their project ideas and evaluated project proposals. Today she’s active in various bilateral and multilateral projects, dealing in particular with the topics of civic education, social innovation and Sustainable Development Goals.