Zsofia Szlamka is a developmental psychologist and an entrepreneur. Zsofia leads Orygen’s collaboration with UNICEF Serbia and the Institute of Mental Health of Serbia to develop an enhanced model of care for youth mental health in that country.
She is the founder of AMKA Counselling, a wellbeing platform providing remote counselling services and helping businesses develop employee mental health at the workplace. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic she also established a counselling service in Hungary to tackle the mental health-related consequences of the crisis.
Zsofia completed her PhD at King’s College London, investigating health inequalities, service development and empowerment of families raising children with developmental disorders in Ethiopia and in Argentina. She is a member of the Global Shapers Network and used to curate its Cambridge Hub. She co-founded VOICES, an empowerment platform connecting young professional women with public speaking opportunities.
She is passionate about equality of opportunities, loves learning about international development and is crazy about travelling – and reports about all these on her blog, The Travelling Psychologist.