With a degree in Political Science, specializing in International Business from the University of Buckingham, UK, Belma's journey is a testament to the power of lifelong learning, a value she wholeheartedly embodies. Belma's path, from her days in IT at Mistral to her leadership at Paragon, has been a testament to her excellence. Today, as the Project Manager at Bosnia's eCommerce association in BiH, she's the driving force behind e-commerce certifications, bringing growth to her community.
Her journey began by getting involved in different non-profit groups and student clubs. She led and took part in projects that made a difference in local communities. But the game-changer for her was her time with EESTEC (Electrical Engineering Students' European Association), where she met and worked with amazing people, not just locally but also from all over Europe. She calls herself a global matchmaker, bringing people from all around the world together to join their mission of empowering individuals to start their own ecommerce businesses.
Graduated from SSST Political Science/Diplomacy and International Relations (University of Buckingham), and master's degree in Democracy and Human Rights for Southeast Europe (Bologna University). Business experiences are mostly related to the media, NGOs and the private sector. For the last two years, Ivona has been working as a community manager in the coworking space tershouse and is in training for Gestalt psychotherapists. The sphere of personal interests is mostly related to psychology, personal growth, community and communication.
From 2004 to 2010, he served as the coordinator for the Youth Development Program of the German Government in BiH while simultaneously volunteering as the head of the Institute. In 2010, he transitioned professionally to the Institute for youth development KULT as its executive director. As of 2021, to maintain the sustainability of the Institute, which employs over forty people, he moved to the position of the CEO of the Institute and serves as the chief of the USAID programs as well.
With a dynamic background spanning AIESEC, Mozaik Foundation, and impactful projects with global giants like GIZ and USAID, Kristina pioneers change on local and global scales. Leading the "Smart Cities-Towards the Digital Transformation of Cities in BiH" project, she's redefining local governance through tech. Passionate about education and youth development, Kristina weaves opportunities for young minds into IT progress, economics, and legislation. Get set for inspiration from Kristina's journey, igniting IT innovation and empowering the future.