Madara Ūlande

Madara Ulande

Madara is Director of the Social Entrepreneurship Association of Latvia and a member of the Social Enterprise Law parliamentary working group. She has more than 12 years of experience working with civic society and activist groups around the world – youth initiatives in Europe, social justice organisations in Argentina, a climate movement in New Zealand. During her work with e-democracy initiatives MyVoice and MyPresident in Latvia, Madara brought thousands of citizens’ votes to Parliament and helped bring people’s ideas for change to life. Combining her Master’s degree in law, unique skillset in civic activism and passion for empowering people to create the change they want to see, at the moment Madara works with experts, organisations, enterprises and stakeholders involved in the social entrepreneurship industry in Latvia, together building a sustainable national-level social entrepreneurship ecosystem.