Teodora Durca

Research Associate, Environment

Teodora is a diligent advocate for environmental and social justice causes. Through thoughtful research, analytical thinking, attention to detail and relentless perseverance, Teodora strives to support and represent clients to meet their policy and economic objectives.

Teodora joined Sussex Strategy in September 2022 as a Research Associate for the Environment Practice, where she can put her passion for environmental protection, as well as in-depth environmental policy knowledge, into practice.

Prior to joining Sussex, Teodora worked as a Content Specialist at a prominent fundraising agency, where she contributed creative content and strategic thinking to help create successful digital advocacy campaigns for UN agencies, hospital foundations and non-profit organizations. In addition, Teodora has served as a campaign organizer during the 2022 Ontario provincial election and in leadership roles during her volunteer advocacy efforts at the University of Toronto.

Teodora achieved an Honours Bachelor of Arts With Distinction from the University of Toronto, where she studied a double-major in Ethics, Society and Law and Urban Studies. During her undergraduate degree, she sought to understand environmental issues through a multidisciplinary lens. In pursuit of her goal to make a difference in her community through policymaking, Teodora went on to achieve a Post Graduate Certificate in Government Relations at Seneca College, graduating with Honours.