Iroda is an intern at ECMI. Her main research interests include multilingual educational development, language politics, nation-building, particularly in European and in post-Soviet countries. Prior joining the ECMI, Iroda was working and studying at the University of Hamburg, dealing with research projects on multilingual development. For her academic achievements Iroda was granted three times a merit-based scholarship of the Hamburg Ministry of Science, Research, and Equalities. Iroda studied in several countries of the world, such as the UK, Kyrgyzstan, India, Germany, and Taiwan.
At the ECMI, Iroda will be involved in initiatives on national minorities in Central Asia and post-Soviet countries. She speaks English, German, Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz fluently.