Borbala Varga has a background in computer science, she joined the CEU Center for Policy Studies in 2003 to work on an online policy paper database.
Since September 2020 she works as a program officer at the CEU Democracy Institute, she is responsible for managing projects, drafting and monitoring budget plans, composing narrative and financial reports, preparing contracts, maintaining websites, organizing events just as well designing online publication materials.She is also involved in EU project management, currently she is responsible for two EU research projects:
- NGOization of school-to-work transition among Roma youth (NGOST)
- Transforming into Open, Innovative and Collaborative Governments (TROPICO)
In her free time she likes volunteering, she has been a helpline counsellor and activist at the NANE Women's Rights Association for 12 years.