Elizabeth Gowing


Elizabeth Gowing is the co-founder of the “Ideas Partnership” charitable NGO which unleashes the power of volunteers in Kosovo to address challenges in the environment, education and cultural heritage, and to support the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian community in Fushe-Kosove.Her experiences and adventures in Kosovo since 2006 have inspired a range of writing from which can be mentioned “The Rubbish Picker’s Wife." She is also a poet and a journalist working for BBC Radio 4, covering life and culture in Kosovo and Albania and also with a presence on BBC websites with various articles. She is a speaker in schools and universities and different groups mainly interested in heritage, culture, food, women empowerment etc.

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