Anna Jedzoková

Anna started working with Laja when she was still a student at the University. “At that time Laja Teahouse was changing owners and slowly becoming a foundation, which was looking for new tea men and people to join the team. Since I had been enchanted by the tea culture way back when, I took a chance,” she recalls. It was only a short step from the Laja Foundation to the Petrklíč civic association. In Petrklíč, Anna started out mainly with tea tastings for young children and the general public.

Now she is coordinating the Backpack Journalism (Media for People) project, whose vision is to give unemployed people a glimpse into the secrets of journalism, to actively integrate into society and to help local non-profit organizations through the skills they have acquired (more at