Dauksta Vanda

Position: Academic Advisor. Lecturer. BSc Courses: Study Skills, Presentation Skills
Unit: Business and Management Faculty
E-mail vdauksta@gmail.com

Contact information:

Office phone: +371-29178969

Short professional bio:

  • Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, BSc program lecturer: Presentation Skills, Career Development and Study Skills courses and Academic Advisor, 2010-present
  • Native English speaker, native Latvian speaker
  • Education:  Michigan State University BSc Social Science: Economics, Politics, History; Western Michigan University Latvian Studies program courses; World Federation of Free Latvians scholarship Social Science Institute in Muenster, Germany
  • Award-winning public speaker and evaluator
  • Founding member of Netizens - an online Toastmasters public speaking club that practices conducting effective meetings online with participants who are located around the world
  • TEDxRiga speaker trainer,  2013-present
  • Youth leadership (Junior Achievement, Toastmasters, Latvian youth seminar 2x2, etc.) trainer
  • Communication consultant and lecturer:  public speaking, pitching, sales, moderating, facilitating discussion, storytelling, teamwork, brainstorming, cross-cultural communication, etc


BSc Social Science: Economics, Politics, History,  Michigan State University - E. Lansing, MI, USA

Involvement in projects:



Membership in professional organisations

Riga Toastmasters club, founding member, former officer

Netizens online Toastmasters club, founding member