Staff & volunteers
Who’s who in the ENAR secretariat
|Juliana Santos Wahlgren
Senior Advocacy Officer – Acting Director
+32 2 229 35 73
Juliana joined ENAR in 2006. She previously worked as a legal counsellor for ASTI (Association de soutien aux travailleurs immigrés), one of ENAR’s members in Luxembourg, during three years, and before that as a lawyer in a multinational oil and gas company in Brazil. She holds a Bachelor of Law from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and was an international Fellow at the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (Germany).
Areas of work: migration; Antisemitism; National Action Plans Against Racism
Languages: Portuguese, English, French, German
Impact and Process Officer – Deputy Director
Mahmoud AbuRahma joined ENAR in January 2020. He holds a Master’s degree in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex, UK. He is experienced in programme and project management and international advocacy.
Throughout his career, he led civil society efforts to empower local communities through civic education and civic action to strengthen democratisation and rights-based approaches in Palestine. He also worked on the promotion and protection of human rights through the international law framework in Palestine and the Middle East region; focusing on human rights and IHL protection and advocacy. He is also working on combating the shrinking civic space and the empowerment and protection of human rights defenders.
During this time, he carried out a research fellowship at the centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York, UK, and served on the Executive Committee of the EuroMed Rights Network.
Languages: Arabic, English, Dutch
Senior Research Officer – Deputy Director
+32 2 229 35 76
Ojeaku joined ENAR in 2014 as the Shadow Report Officer. She previously worked at Runnymede, a race equality think tank in the UK, as a research and policy analyst where she led on various projects including the Race Equality Scorecard and the Riot Roundtables. During her time at Runnymede Ojeaku also carried out research for the Deaths in Custody and mental health research project, the UK Race and Europe Network (UKREN) and developed various resources that captured individual and community histories on migration and belonging. Ojeaku has extensive experience of working in children and young people’s charities including the National Children’s Bureau where she provided advice and support to the Department for Education. Ojeaku holds a BSc in Politics from the University of Southampton and an MA in Political Communications from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Languages: English and French
Senior Advocacy Officer
+32 2 229 35 74
Julie Pascoet is Senior Advocacy Officer at ENAR. She has a master in European and International Affairs from the Paris 8 University in France. She is an advocacy expert specialised in EU policies and legislations related to racial equality and justice. With her team, she has initiated and piloted innovative initiatives such as the 2-year project “Forgotten women: the impact of islamophobia on Muslim women”, which led to the first ever European report and symposium on intersectional discrimination targeting Muslim women. She has also supported the creation of group-based coalitions such as the Alliance against antigypsyism and coalitions against islamophobia.
She has been steering the work of ENAR around the adoption of the new EU anti-racism action plan and more generally on racial justice policy making such as intersectionality and EU standards for national action plans against racism. She coordinated the organisation of the first European symposium on intersectionality that took place in Brussels on 3rd October 2018 and that gathered 100 policy makers, practitioners and academics.
Languages: French, English and Spanish
Advocacy Officer: Employment, Diversity & Inclusion
+32 2 229 35 73
Magda-Sarah joined ENAR in 2021. She has gained experience as a legal trainee at CSH Avocats in the field of migration and asylum law, where she advised and guided asylum seekers to obtain legal protection in France, in collaboration with several NGOs and public authorities. In addition, during her time as a legal consultant at ENHESA in Brussels, she developed Corporate Social Responsibility content and best practices on diversity and inclusion of minority groups in the workplace for Fortune 500 companies.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Law and Public Affairs.
Languages: French, English, Spanish
Network Development Officer
+32 2 229 35 77
Nadia joined the ENAR team as a Network Development Officer in January 2021. She is an experienced trainer/facilitator, with a background in anti-racism, peace education and inclusion work. After graduating from SOAS, University of London with a First Class degree in Anthropology and Law, she worked at the International Falcon Movement – Socialist Educational International as a Project Officer.
Communications and Press Officer
+32 2 240 57 21
Nabil joined ENAR as the Communications and Press Officer in February 2021. His passion for this field started during his music career and continued to grow through various experiences across different industries. From 2018 to 2021, he worked for a social enterprise devoted to empowering at-risk youth where he developed and oversaw the company’s communication and media strategies. Before that, he worked as a Marketing Assistant while also taking on writing projects as a freelancer.
Languages: English, French
Digial Communications Officer
Back in Europe, Pauline joined the ENAR team as Digital Communication Officer in November 2021. She is an experienced digital communicator with a background in anti-racism and human rights work. After graduating from Sciences Po Lyon in France with a master degree in Political sciences and communications, she worked 2 years in an organization fighting for human rights in France. She then enriched her experience by working on women’s rights issues in Quebec from 2018 to 2020. Later on, she worked in Ottawa on issues regarding online harm until March 2021. In her various experiences, she developed a set of skills in digital communication strategies for online campaigning, with a focus on video content strategies on social media.
Languages: English, French
Development and Granting Officer
Izabela joined ENAR in December 2021, bringing in her background in the field of intercultural education, youth and learning mobility. Most recently, as the Head of Education and Training at the European Federation for Intercultural Learning, she had been in charge of developing capacity building services for member organisations across Europe. She has experience as a project manager, fund-raiser and trainer on both organisational development and intercultural topics.
Languages: Polish, English, French, Italian
+32 2 229 35 70
Ines joined ENAR as Budget Officer in 2017. She is responsible for managing and optimising ENAR’s budget. She has hands-on experience of coordinating and managing employee benefits worldwide for multinational clients.
Languages: French, English
+32 2 229 35 79
Anne-Sophie first joined the ENAR Foundation in September 2013 before working at ENAR since January 2014. She has a degree in event communication & marketing. After graduating, she worked in Beijing for Intel and in Belgium in the event field.
Languages: French, English, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish
|Myriam De Feyter
+32 2 229 35 70
Myriam De Feyter is one of ENAR’s administrators. Between 2010 and 2017, Myriam worked for ENAR as Deputy Director Administration, Finance and HR. Since 2018, she is the second administrator. Myriam joined ENAR in 2005. She has an MA in Sinology and Public Administration from Ghent University (Belgium). As of 1985, she worked for the Belgian Foreign Affairs Ministry in Beijing (China) and Ottawa (Canada). In 1994, she moved on as the Coordinator of the Canadian NGO Network on International Human Rights (Ottawa, Canada). Myriam was in 1998-1999 the coordinator the Canadian Human Rights Foundation’s International Human Rights Training Programme (present Equitas) in Montreal, Canada. Back in Europe, Myriam set up December 18, the former international advocacy and resource centre on the human rights of migrant workers for which she volunteered until 2010. On the community level she is actively involved in the neighbourhood community center, the women’s organisation Habrezi and the Picturale.
Languages: Dutch, English, French, Mandarin
ENAR thanks its team of dedicated volunteers for their support to our work.