Raluca is a labor rights specialist focused on global cotton supply chains. She has experience in corporate accountability campaigns, policy advocacy, labor rights research, and training development. At GLJ-ILRF, Raluca is the coordinator of the Cotton Campaign, leading engagement with labor partners and global brands and retailers to end forced labor and promote decent work for cotton workers in Central Asia.
Before joining GLJ-ILRF, Raluca was, for 4 years, a part of the team coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the Bangladesh Accord, a legally binding agreement between over 200 global apparel brands and trade unions to improve factory safety in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Before this, she served as the Campaigns Coordinator at Child Helpline International, engaging with governments, telecom, and ICT stakeholders to fund and expand national child helplines.
Raluca graduated cum laude from the School of Advanced Studies, University of London (UK), where she obtained an MA in Human Rights. She also holds an MA in Comparative Arts from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL) and a BSc in Public Relations from the School of Political and Administrative Studies in Bucharest (RO).