Curriculum Vitae
Andrea Noll
(update: 06/03/2006)

Particulars:

Birth: Tatabánya (Hungary) 1973/08/24.

Parents: Ilona Mohácsi (teacher), Miklós Noll (teacher)

Children: son Levente Szobi (1998/11/10), daughter Csenge Szobi (05/29/2001)

Education:

1979-1987: Primary School Zoltán Kodály, Tatabánya, Hungary

1987-1991: High School József Eötvös, Tata, Hungary

1991-1997: University Eötvös Lóránd, Budapest, Hungary – Major: German (Diploma No.: XLIV-0616/91)
2004-2005: Maternidad La Luz midwifery school, El Paso Texas, USA

Extracurricular qualification:

- Communications psychology (various classes)

- Computer programming (1/2 year), Technical College Gábor Dénes, Budapest, 1998

- Computer-controlled accounting (1/2 year), College of Business Administration, Budapest, 2000

- Doula-course, organized by the Alternatal Foundation for Undisturbed Birth, 2000

- AquaNatal® instructor certification, Comadres Institute, Florida, USA – 2002

- Obstetric nursing ˝ year academic + 160 hours clinical education, Medical College of the University of Debrecen, Hungary, 2001

- Massage (styles: thai, shaping-detoxifying) 2005-2006

- Prananadi (energy healing) level 1. 2006

- Tantra level 1, 2 2003-2006

Activities:

-          During university studies: private teaching of German language, translation

-          1995-2001 Siemens - Sysdata Kft. Budapest: translation, web-editing.

-          Since 2000: activist of the Hungarian midwifery movement. Activities include:

§               Translation of the books Homeopathy in Obstetrics and Gynecology by Dr. Erwin Schlüren and Homeopathy for Pupils by Robert Radke from German into Hungarian,

§               Attending births as a doula (2001-2003),

§               Developing a website on childbirth www.nandu.hu, since 1997

§               Founding member and international correspondent of the Hungarian Association of Independent Midwives (since April 2002),

§               Translation of Anne Frye’s Holistic Midwifery from English into Hungarian (currently in progress, to be finished early March 2004)

§               Co-founder (2002) and sub-editor of the Hungarian professional magazine „Midwives” – translations, publications.

§               Co-founder (2003) and Deputy Academic Director of the National Institution of Midwifery Education, Hungary

§               Founder and preceptor of the midwifery practice and Women's Circle "Holdudvar Bábaház" (2005) - website: http://holdudvar.babahaz.hu . Attending homebirths as a midwife.

§               Activist of The Week of Birth movement and regular speaker at the annual Week of Birth event series

§               Organizer and translator of training programs (e.g. AquaNatal instructor training 2004, 2006, various midwifery workshops and talks), co-organizer of conferences (e.g. International Midwifery Conference, Hungary 2002, 2003)

Foreign languages (native Hungarian):

-          German: Bachelor’s degree

-          English: fluent (working as a translator in various projects)

-          Spanish: conversational level