Dr. Mohamed-Salih Veronica was born in Romania - Pitești in 1975. She is an author, personal development counselor and authorized trainer, bioenergotherapeutist, independent researcher, specialist in political science (socio-economical, gender and minority policies), management and judicial studies, qualitative data research and coding. She is interested in innovation, in promoting human rights, the access of disadvantaged people to scarce resources, the right to education and integration into the labour market. It also promotes equal opportunities for all categories of persons, regardless of their origin, or any other criterion underlying acts of discrimination, harassment or social exclusion and of any other nature in the great humanity. His entire academic education was based on these principles and values, which were his landmark in choosing research topics, conferences, scientific sessions in which he participated or other scientific activities or social involvement through volunteering. Professional affiliations: she is member of the Legal Practitioners’ Union in Romania and founder member of the "European Forum of Muslim Women in Romania" Association (Forumul European pentru Femeile Musulmane din România / F.E.F.M.R.), which is a part of the European Forum of Muslim Women. "European Forum of Muslim Women in Romania" Association. It was founded in order to support Muslim women in Romania, to protect them and to increase their level of engagement in the Romanian society, without letting this affect their religious identity. Pre-university, university and post-university education and training: Doctoral studies in political sciences Doctoral School – Political Sciences 2010 - 2015 (May) National School of Political Science and Public Administration in Bucharest (NSPSPA), BS degree in economic sciences – management Faculty of Management 2010 - 2013 (NSPSPA), West University of Timişoara – Economics and Business Administration Faculty, Timişoara. MS degree in Political Science – Politics, Gender and Minorities Faculty of Political Science 2008 – 2010 (NSPSPA), BA degree in law Faculty of Law 1993 – 1998 University in Craiova - "Nicolae Titulescu" Diploma – Mathematics-Physics profile 1989 – 1993 "Alexandru Vlahuţă" High School in Râmnicu Sărat – Buzău. Other professional qualifications: Arabic Language, Safety and Health at Work, Computer-assisted accounting – Ciel, Quality Data Advanced Analysis (QDA) assisted by the ATLAS. She involved as a volunteer in various extracurricular activities as part of the Faculty of Management - (NSPSPA), (July 2011-July 2013). She involved herself as a volunteer member in the students’ project entitled "BizMasters, and she in 2012 received an Award for Excellency as part of the “ComunicareTe” Scientific Communication Session at the Faculty of Communication and Public Relations - (NSPSPA). 2006-2008, took part in a few episodes of the T.V. show “No Barriers” ("Fără Frontiere") hosted by Ahmed Jabar, on topics regarding the Muslim woman, her rights and obligations as part of the family and society.
Scholarships awarded to her are:
March 2012 - May 2013 Merit scholarship - Faculty of Management - (NSPSPA),, 2010 - February 2012 Scholarship – Faculty of Management - (NSPSPA); 2009-2010 – Scholarship – MS in Gender ad Minority Politics - (NSPSPA); December 2005 - January 2006 Hajj Scholarship, offered by the King of Saudi Arabia. Scientific activities: doctoral thesis 2015, A fair microcredit, with no interest rate, a public policies solution for deprived persons. Innovative interdisciplinary research in the fields of social sciences and economics, including new, personal methods of qualitative data analysis, by using the ATLAS.ti 7 software, held by the (NSPSPA), book Debuted in 2013 with the release of the book The Muslim religious minority in the Romanian public area: Islamophobia, hijabophobia, discrimination, stereotypes – a gender-based analysis. “Femeia musulmană” Publishing House in Bucharest, articles 2015, “Stereotypes regarding Muslim men and Muslim women on the Romanian Internet: a qualitative comparative analysis for 2004-2009 and 2010-2015”, published in the Unveiling the Feminism of Islam, Analize – Journal of Gender and Feminist Studies, New Series, Issue 4(18), Publishing House Bucharest, see online: http://www.analize-journal.ro/library/files/numarul_4/4_6_veronica_mohamed-salih.pdf, 2013, “What is discrimination? Legislative measures for protection against discrimination in Romania, a member state of the European Union”, published in the Brochure of the International Conference The Muslim woman within the Romanian and European society. “Femeia musulmană” Publishing House in Bucharest, international conferences presentation held: 1. at the International Conference The Muslim Woman within the Romanian and European society, held by the Muslim Sisters Association on 19 May 2013, based on the paper The image of the religious minority: Muslim men and women in the virtual public space in Romania. Content analysis done with the Atlas.TI programme, 2. at the International Conference Research on Roma: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Methodological Challenges, held by the (NSPSPA), on 13 December 2012, based on the paper Social microcredit through the lenses of social entrepreneurship: Yunus. Differences between the concepts: social microcredit and interest free equitable microcredit, an innovative instrument of socio-economic inclusion of underprivileged persons, at the International Conference Research on Roma: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Methodological Challenges, held by the (NSPSPA), on 13 December 2012, based on the paper The capability approach through the lenses of positivist individualism, perfectionist individualism and ethical individualism: Sen, Nussbaum and Robeyns, national conferences presentation held 3. at the “Young Researchers – Multidisciplinary Approaches” Scientific Communication National Session in the field of Social Sciences, the University of Bucharest, Political Science Doctoral School, Thematic Session: Sociological Studies, 14 December 2013, Bucharest-Romania, based on the paper Qualitative data analysis with the ATLAS.ti programme. Case study: A fair microcredit, with no interest rate, a public policies solution for deprived persons, 4. at the Conference “Social economy and the quality of life in Romania. Thematic Session: a. Social economy and local development”, held by the Romanian Academy – The Life Quality Research Institute, on 28 June 2013, based on the paper A fair microcredit, with no interest rate, as an innovative instrument of socio-economic inclusion of deprived persons. Presentation held at the Conference “Social economy and the quality of life in Romania. Thematic Session: b. The quality of life and social inequalities, 28 June 2013, Bucharest-Romania, held by the Romanian Academy – The Life Quality Research Institute, on 28 June 2013, based on the paper The state of poverty in Romania after 1990, in comparison with the European Union. The impact of social protection and inclusion policies on the degree of welfare of Romanian citizens. International seminars. She was invited to hold a presentation at the seminary Initiative and Entrepreneurship among Women from Ethnic Minorities in Romania, held by the Sweden Ambassador, Mr. Anders Bengtcén at the Sweden Embassy in Romania, on 21 May 2013, based on the paper A fair microcredit, with no interest rate, an innovative instrument of socio-economic inclusion of underprivileged persons. Award received at scientific communication sessions Excellency Award at the “ComunicarTe” Scientific Communication Session, the 10th edition, held by the Faculty of Communication and Public Relations - (NSPSPA), during May 2012, for the student project BizMasters: Next level in learning business. Award for the best interdisciplinary paper at the Start Management Scientific Communication Session, the 4th edition, held by the Faculty of Management of the NSPSPA, on 23 May 2013, for the paper Strategic planning in social marketing integrated with marketing 3.0. 1st place at the Start Management Scientific Communication Session, the 3rd edition, held by the Faculty of Management of the National School of Political Science and Public Administration, on 26 April 2012, for the paper The interdependency relationship between occupational stress and professional satisfaction within a Romanian organisation. 2nd place at the Start Management Scientific Communication Session, the 2nd edition, held by the Faculty of Management of the NSPSPA, on 27 May 2011, for the paper An analysis from a gender-based perspective regarding the role of communication channels among students as part of an organisation: the Faculty of Management of the National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA). Awards received at international granted by the Muslim Sisters Association as part of the International Conference The Muslim Woman within the Romanian and European society, held by the Muslim Sisters Association on 19 May 2013, for the debut academic book released in 2013, The Muslim religious minority in the Romanian public area: Islamophobia, hijabophobia, discrimination, stereotypes – a gender-based analysis. “Femeia musulmană” Publishing House in Bucharest. In fer free time, she is interested in studing the health benefits of plants, she likes traditional folk costumes, calligraphy and is an amateur sportswoman in the discipline of martial arts (wushu sanda, qigong, and taijichuan) at the sports club Wu Tao Kung Fu, led by sifu Ionuț Iordache, affiliate at the Romanian Kungfu Wushu Federation. Present projects: since 2019, she has implemented the Passion & Challenges project, as a form of social responsibility that she assumed by choosing writing, poetry as a means of transmitting messages with motivational content, human being management, to promote the values that they guided her all her life.