Training - Research - Consulting

We are a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in Riga, Latvia by experienced professionals willing to contribute to society.

In Lab Futura, we stand for equality, diversity and inclusion.

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ABOUT US

We focus on programs that stem from the world of social sciences and education, believing firmly that they are a tool to achieve real change in our society.

Our work is focused on topics, such as gender equality, empowerment of women and youth, inclusion of migrants and refugees, society integration and community development.

We provide training to various target groups and conduct research, policy analysis and evaluations.

Democratic participation

We have joined the Cooperation Memorandum of Non-Governmental Organisations and the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia and the  Cooperation Memorandum between the City of Riga and Non-governmental organisations. We are members of the Consultative Council of the Riga City Council on issues of social integration.

Civil society

We are a member of Civic Alliance – Latvia, the largest umbrella organization that advocates for non-governmental sector interests in Latvia.

Family-friendly workplace

We have joined the family-friendly workplace movement. The goal of the movement is to promote the development of a work environment culture that is empathetic, humane and understanding.

Working greener

We have joined the goodwill memorandum of the Latvian Fund for Nature on organizing nature and environment-friendly events.

TEAM

Alise Vītola

Member of Board - Project Manager - Researcher

A passionate researcher and trainer, author of numerous training materials. Her work focuses on empowerment of women, youth and migrants. Alise is an experienced EU project manager and holds a PhD in Economics. 


Gunita Ģēģere

Project Manager - Trainer

An experienced project manager and expert in the field of migration and integration. Has worked in the IOM and Asylum Seekers Accommodation Department in Latvia. Gunita has also taken part in EU EUAA's missions in Greece and Cyprus.

Dana Šurova

Trainer - Event Organiser

A project manager by education, she is a creative mind with extensive experience in performing arts and wellness industry. She is a world traveller and dynamic meditation coach. Dana is an experienced event organiser with exceptional service skills.

Maryia Hlukhava

Project Manager - Trainer

An experienced project writer, project coordinator and training organiser. She is also a trainer in the field of non-formal education and soft skills development. Maryia works with youth and adults. 

The website has been prepared with the financial support of the Society Integration Fund from the funds of the Latvian state budget. Lab Futura is responsible for the content of the website.