Tatjana is a youth activist and human rights defender with over 10 years of experience in the fields of intercultural dialogue, reconciliation and peacebuilding, with the aim to educate youth, advocate for the underrepresented, inspire social activism, and foster tolerance and mutual understanding. She holds an MA Degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna, and a Law degree from the University of East Sarajevo.
At the age of 15, Tatjana developed a passion toward peacebuilding and post-conflict studies which led her to her current position as the Programme Director of the Post-Conflict Research Center (PCRC). In coordination with PCRC, Tatjana is also the Associate Editor of Balkan Diskurs, an online platform for young activists and journalists in the Western Balkans and Coordinator of the annual War Art Reporting and Memory (WARM) Foundation’s Festival in Sarajevo. In addition to working within civil society organizations, Tatjana has also been the member of the first Youth Advisory Group of the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) which gave her the opportunity to actively participate in the design of both OSCE and UNFPA’s work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, thus improving the position of young people within these two international organizations.