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City Government

Curriculum Vitae

Gea Kangilaski

Deputy Mayor

Date and place of birth
5th December 1978, Paistu, Viljandi county

Education and qualifications
2007-2013 University of Tartu, MA in Philosophy (unfinished)
2008 Exchange student in the US (Florida State University)
1997-2001 Estonian University of Life Sciences, BA in Economics and Business (cum laude)
1997 Puhja Secondary School

Work experience
14 February 2020-present Deputy Mayor of Tartu
2019 Non-profit Association Estonian Roundtable for Development Cooperation, Manager
2018-2019 Estonian Sexual Health Association, Project Manager
2014-2018 Estonian Trade Union Confederation, Analyst and Project Manager
2013-2014 University of Tartu Centre for Ethics, Project Manager
2007-2012 University of Tartu Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics, Project Manager of the Open University, Programme Manager of the retraining of philosophy teachers
2007-2008 University of Tartu Library, Librarian and Classifier
2004-2005 Ministry of Education and Research Schoolnet Bureau, Consultant for the EU
2001-2004 Estonian Fund for Nature, board member, Chief Financial Officer
2000-2001 OÜ Audlin, Accountant

Social activities
Women’s Association Kadri, board member
Alumnae Association of the Estonian Students’ Society Veljesto, board member
Estonian Literary Society, board member
2014-2020 Member of Tartu City Council
Estonian Social Democratic Party, council member and board member of the region of Tartu

Language skills
Estonian – native language
English – very good in speaking and writing
Russian – intermediary in speaking and writing

Fiction, philosophy, translation, mountain hiking

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