MDD-portreDóra Djamila Mester
sex-educator, director of Ars Erotica Foundation

The Foundation relies on one employee, one subcontracted accountant and a group of engaged volunteers and external collaborators.

September 2008 –
Independent Sex Educator (Budapest – Hungary)




Working at various fields including:

  • Writing articles as sex columnist at popular women magazines (NLC, Meglepetés, MOHA)
  • Organizing sex workshops for adults on various topics such as Sex and Motherhood, Sextoys, Sexuality in long-term relationships, Sex and aging etc.
  • Teaching sexuality for teens in middle-schools
  • Writing a book with the title of Sex and Motherhood
  • Teaching at Eötvös Lóránd University, course title: The social construction of sexuality
  • Holding private sexuality consultations for women, men and couples

November 2006- June 2007

Volunteer Sex Educator

San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI) free information and referral switchboard providing anonymous, accurate, non-judgmental information about sex


August 2006- Independent Visitor Scholar at the Centre for Sex and Culture, San Francisco, CA; fieldwork on SF based sexuality adult education and communication

2006 Fall Certified Sex Educator, Sex Educator Training, San Francisco Sex Information (SFSI –

2001- Ph.D. Candidate on Sociology at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Dissertation theme: Future Prospects of Sexuality Education in Hungary

2004 Fall NYC Visiting Researcher at Rutgers University

1996-2000 Széchenyi István College of Social Sciences; courses listened to: social sciences, anthropology, gender studies

1994-2000 MA in International Relations (major) and Marketing communication (minor) at Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, Hungary


Being a mother, Gardening, Photography (flickrID: djamila at, Traveling, Reading, Cookery