Simona was born in the ancient German city of Memel (today known as Klaipeda) near the Baltic sea. Growing up in the multicultural city has profoundly influenced her pro-European personality. She studied European Contemporary History at the University of Luxembourg and European studies at the University of Vienna. Moreover, she had a great opportunity to live in Italy, France and Luxembourg. She is particularly interested in the future of European democracy through civil society participation.
Simona is involved in the very first European Citizens Initiative "Fraternite2020" where she is a member of the Citizens´ Committee. She was one of the organisers of the international simulation projects “Model European Union 2012 Strasbourg” and “NATO Youth Summit Brussels”. Simona is also a member of JEF, European Alternatives and Bringing Europeans Together Association e.V. (BETA). organisations. She speaks Lithuanian, English, French, Italian and German. Simona lives in Brussels.