Throughout her career, Iva has been pursuing activities focusing on social and economic integration and empowerment using digital technology. She has worked in public administration at EU, national and regional level, as well as in the non-profit and business sectors in Europe, Asia and the United States. Having worked in EPMA between 2010 and 2015 as a project and communications manager, and serving in various NGOs focused on digital in the few years since, Iva has returned to EPMA in early 2018, where has taken on the position of its CEO in June 2018. Under Iva’s leadership the organisaiton continues working on issues most urgent on a local and regional level in the Czech Republic taking on tasks towards European inclusive digitally empowered society built on sustainable innovations. Iva also continues to take on short term assignments for the European Commission as an independent expert and she regularly consults for SMEs and the public sector.