Get to know me

In 2014, I have received a scholarship by the US Department of State to attend Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship program at Purdue University in Indiana, USA. Since then, I have organized and participated in more than 40 different projects on a national and international level, some of them being Global-In Fellowship in Berlin, Young Leaders for Tomorrow’s Europe in Bratislava, and many others. I have always been very passionate about contributing to the community and working with others to implement innovative, disruptive and ambitious ideas. In 2019, I have been selected as a part of the 2020 cohort at the Clinton Global Initiative University.

Currently, I am the president of an NGO called Sustainable Development Forum Green Window, but I’m also a vice president of the Youth Advisory Board of the city of Varaždin, a member of the Croatian United Nations Association, a Member of the Board of Youth Association Varaždin Underground Club, while serving as a Young European Ambassador since 2018. I am also a member of the Working Group for the Support of Youth Advisory Boards by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

In 2016, I started my own project “Integritas”, aimed to educate young people about academic honesty and fight corruption in educational systems. The project has been supported by the US Embassy in Zagreb. In 2020, with the help of the US Embassy in Zagreb, I have organized my own project “Youth Voice for Integrity”, which gathered 20 people in Varaždin to discuss ways we can eradicate corruption in the media, education, health and politics. The project is intended to continue in 2021.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 08/2019 – 03/2020  “Youth Voice for Integrity” project manager
  • 09/2018 – present   Project manager at Duart j.d.o.o.
  • 05/2019 – 03/2020 “European Green Activists Training” project leader
  • 04/2019 – 08/2019  “Idea Challenge” Youth Tutor

WORKSHOPS, PROGRAMS AND CONFERENCES

  • Youth in Action Programme – Youth Conference, Ravensburg, Germany, 2012
  • Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship 2014 – US Department of State program, Purdue University, Indiana, USA, June 29th – July 26th 2014
  • Anti-corruption workshop “Integrity: It Starts With Me” organised by the US Embassy Zagreb, Donja Stubica, Croatia, July 5th – 11th 2015
  • “Young Leaders for Tomorrow’s Europe” conference supported by the US Embassy Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia, August 9th – 15th 2015
  • “Global-In Fellowship” conference supported by the Erasmus+ and the US Embassy Berlin, Berlin, Germany, July 23rd – August 12th 2016
  • “Open Data Youth Academy” workshop, Pula, Croatia, August 28th – September 3rd 2016
  • “RockIT Digital Summit”, Warsaw, Poland, February 16th-17th 2017
  • “European Green Activists Training” project, Brussels and Zagreb, October 2017 – March 2018
  • “Elements of Developing Entrepreneurial Attitude” project organized by BIZkoshnica Coworking, Limoges, France, April 8th – 13th 2018
  • “Fighting for Our Common Planet” summer camp organized by the Federation of Young European Greens, Selce, Croatia, July 22nd – 30th 2018
  • “Congress of Young Europeans” organized by Heinrich Boll Stiftung, Prague, Czech Republic, August 30th – September 3rd 2018
  • “Have your say in what the EP should do for youth” seminar, Brussels, Belgium, March 6th 2019
  • “Digital Youth Work and Innovation” seminar, Warsaw, Poland, May 29th – 31st 2019

SOME OF THE PROJECTS I HAVE WORKED ON

  • “Integritas” – my own anti-corruption project, supported by the US Embassy in Zagreb, 2016 – present
  • “Global-In Fellowship 2017” – part of the organizing team and a mentor, Berlin, Germany, 2017
  • “Varaždin for European Youth Capital 2021” – member of the core team, Varaždin, Croatia, 2018
  • “Balkan Youth Forum 2018” – part of the organizing team and a mentor, Sofia, Bulgaria, July 14th – July 21st 2018
  • “Zagreb International Model United Nations 2018” – Director General, Zagreb, Croatia, 2018
  • “European Green Activists Training 2018” – part of the organizing team, Zagreb, Croatia, October 2018 – March 2019
  • “Global-In Network” – part of the core team working on the establishment of the network of young US Department of State alumni, Berlin, Germany, 2018-2019
  • “Varaždin for European Youth Capital 2022” – member of the core team, Varaždin, Croatia, January – November 2019
  • “European Green Activists Training 2019” – project leader, Zagreb, Croatia, May 2019 – March 2020 

20 Projects completed
6 Years of experience
15 honors and awards

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