Zora Jaurova is a dramaturge, producer, art critic, and expert on cultural policies and creative industries. Jaurova has a MA degree in theatre, and worked as dramaturge on various theatre projects in Slovakia. She was a director of a national agency for EU cultural programmes and a Slovak representative in Cultural Affairs Committee in the Council of EU. For several years she was the vice-president of Culture Action Europe.
She is the co-author of Kosice – European Capital of Culture 2013 project, until May 2011 she was the Artistic Director and Director General of the project.
Jaurova is currently the President of Slovak Creative Industry Forum – a national platform for creative industries. She participates on cultural planning and policies development projects, and projects connecting arts and entrepreneurship and creative industries development. She also works as a film producer.