Neringa is a Ph.D. candidate at SOAS University of London and a visiting Fulbright Schuman fellow with the Roma Program at the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, Harvard University. Her research delves into the role of youth participation in advancing climate justice. In addition, Neringa is the director of Humanity Consulting and a co-founder of the Erasmus+ Global Partnerships collective, which engages in dialogues youth civic society in Southeast Asia, Europe and North Africa.
Previously, Neringa worked in Myanmar for the EU’s External Action Service and served on the Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe, focusing on Roma youth participation and North-South cooperation.
Neringa holds a BA in Creative Industries from Vilnius Tech and an MSc in Violence, Conflict, and Development from SOAS, where she investigated the role of the media in furthering structural discrimination against the Roma people in Lithuania and the Rohingya in Myanmar.