Andreja has more than 15 years’ experience in social finance and social enterprise in Europe, the Western Balkans and recently the Eastern Neighbourhood. She holds a Master of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Pedagogy. In addition, she has undergone various training programmes in Communication, Supervision, Psychotherapy, Project Cycle Management, and Quality Assurance. She is an experienced manager, lecturer, advisor and evaluator for social enterprises with excellent teamwork, communication and intercultural skills for quality consultancy to complex cooperation projects. She recently initiated and is now running an elective course on Social Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb. Prior to that, she led her own social enterprise after years of experience implementing social enterprise and civil society strengthening projects in the Western Balkans. She was Sustainability Manager for Central Europe at NESsT for five years. and prior to that, was NESsT Croatia Country Director.

  • Day 3 – Friday 11 June
  • 11.00 – 11.50

Challenges and opportunities – do we need legal frameworks to foster social entrepreneurship in the Eastern Partnership and Russia?

This session will cover the current approaches to legislation or other regulation on social entrepreneurship in the Eastern Partnership countries and Russia. After a quick overview of the region, we will take a closer look at two of the countries in the region to see what has worked well and what challenges lie ahead. Watch the session recording
  • Day 1 – Wednesday 9 June
  • 10.00 – 10.50

Social entrepreneurship and social investment in the Eastern Partnership & Russia – lessons learnt and ways forward

At this session you will meet the partners of the "Collaborate for Impact" project, learn about their work and hear about the activities they plan to conduct in the next years of the project implementation.  Watch the session recording