Valentina Tagirtoi works now for Unilever in London and, while in Romania, was the Brand Manager of Dero - by far Unilever's biggest brand in Romania and volume market leader in the detergents market. She developed her career in Marketing in Unilever, and for the last five years has helped build several Unilever brands across South Central Europe: Dove, Rexona, Axe. After winning several prizes in national olympics in mathematics in high school, she graduated the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Finance profile. She has a brief banking experience. Although her primary focus is currently in the advertising industry, she maintains a connection to the non-profit community through volunteer work with children in unprivileged communities.