Petra studied English and German philology at the Palacký University in Olomouc, Freie Universität Berlin and at the University of Vienna. During her studies, she did many internships, e.g. for the national public broadcaster Czech Television foreign correspondent in Berlin or the national culture institute Czech Centre in the Netherlands. As a liaison officer of the Czech Office of the Government, she contributed to the country’s first Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2009. In 2012, she was awarded the International Parliamentary Scholarship by the German Federal Parliament Bundestag. As a personal assistant of the main campaign manager she participated also in the first direct election of the Czech president in 2013. From 2013 to 2016, she was responsible for public diplomacy, cultural and press affairs at the Royal Danish Embassy in Prague. In 2016, Petra successfully completed the two-semester Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Program at the Prague Security Studies Institute. She now works as a Communications and Marketing Manager for a private company in Bratislava.