We are a team of educators who support writers and illustrators to create diverse children's books.

Cu Alte Cuvinte (In Other Words) promotes a diverse literature, wherein all Romanian children can find themselves. We support writers and illustrators who want to tell a different kind of story, with diverse characters. We also support a creative and interactive reading approach: our books are to be explored in workshops dedicated to children in kindergarten, schools and educational organizations.

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Gabriela Nenciu

 

Project manager

Passionate about children's books, illustration and the idea of a cultural space open to diverse stories. Specialization: intercultural education, teaching, and project design. She teaches French at Brandeis University.

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Cristina Pirvu

 

Project coordinator and PR

A restless globe-trotter who is inspired by children’s inventiveness and authenticity, and who wishes to give back at least a drop of the good things that have happened to her. She is a communication manager at PCRM.

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Magda Matache

Advisor

A human rights activist and scholar who carries a passion for social justice and cultural diversity. Specialization: early childhood development, participatory action research, Roma rights. She is a researcher at the FXB Center, Harvard.

 

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Mirela Visan

Educational Assistant

French teacher by training, children’s playmate by choice; always looking for opportunities for personal & professional growth; enthusiastic about preparing children to love reading. She teaches French at the Institut français.