Veronka Köver is a cultural professional with a passion for cultural participation, community building and social change. She is the editorial coordinator for the Creative Europe-funded streaming platform OperaVision and mentors youth workers in the Erasmus+ training programme PERSE. She has worked in print, digital and broadcast media, such as Arte’s culture desk. She holds a master’s degree in Cultural Studies – specialising in the role of participative culture in urban contexts – from University of Edinburgh and in Communication Studies, Anthropology and Cultural Mediation from Université de Liège. She also co-founded a grassroots organisation for climate change and civic engagement.