Petra joined Just for Kids Law in January 2018 as the Project and Development Manager of the Youth Justice Legal Centre. Prior to joining the charity, Petra had been managing the Food for Education Programme and the UK School Meal Programme run by The Akshaya Patra Foundation UK. She has also volunteered as the Employability and Integration Advisor at the organisation Women for Refugee Women, providing practical and emotional support for refugee women and asylum seekers. She completed her MSc in Politics at the University of Surrey in 2016, with her dissertation examining whether the UK PREVENT counter-terrorism policy has influenced how Muslims are framed in the British press media. In addition, she won the Postgraduate Politics prize 2015/2016 for best overall performance. Petra has also a degree in International Relations and EU Studies at the Metropolitan University Prague and Politics and Public Administration at the University of Limerick.

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