Director, Centropa Budapest
Maria Lieberman studied at the ELTE University of Budapest, holds a PhD in Russian Art and Literature and two master’s degrees in Art History and Russian with teacher’s training certificates in both subjects. She is passionate about informal education and Jewish heritage, and one of her core values is to preserve Jewish communities and heritage for the future. For more than a decade, she was employed in the Office of the Academic Secretary at the Central European University. She joined Centropa in 2022 as the director of Centropa Budapest, overseeing Hungarian and Jewish school programs.