A senior lecturer of English as a Foreign Language, Elena Savu joined the Technical University of Bucuresti in the early 2000's. Before that, she had worked as a translator and interpreter in the aircraft industry where she was responsible for the telecommunications with British Aerospace. Later, she entered the world of diplomacy and acted as a Communication Intern in an embassy. She obtained a Master's Degree in education sciences from Manchester University, UK. She also holds a PhD in education from the University of Bucuresti. Elena Savu has been an active member of Soroptimist International since 1995, with lots of experience gained at club and union level. Currently she holds the office of 2013-2015 Vice-President Advocacy of Soroptimist International o Savu, Elena f Europe.