Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mirela has 12 years of professional experience in management, fundraising and community development. Currently she is Executive Director of the South East European Youth Network (SEEYN), home of 22 member organizations from 12 countries of SEE region, which headquarter is based in Sarajevo. SEEYN started its successful story 20 years ago as a youth respond to post-war situation in the region and today the Network empower CSOs and youth to engage in peace and reconciliation, community development, economic empowerment and solidarity programs through capacity building, advocacy, social innovations development and cooperation.
Mirela is one of the designers who developed methodology for development of the innovative solutions in peace and reconciliation and it makes her happy if there is a space for innovations in civil society approach to beneficiaries and community. She was a mentor of 3 startups in the Network’s accelerator in Sarajevo, mentor and jury on Business Challenge Competition for high school students and led the advocacy effort for enabling environment for startups in Bosnia and Herzegovina.