Irina Spataru (b.1990) was born in Romania and grew up in Austria. She has finished her studies in transcultural communication at the University of Vienna and is currently doing her Master degree in interpreting studies. Since 2016 Irina is a board member of Romano Centro, the Austrian Roma NGO based in Vienna.
Irina has been involved in various roma youth activities as a youth leader or project manager and is also a certified trainer of Council of Europe in non-formal education with the focus in Roma holocaust education and combating Antigypsyism.