From curiosity and thirst for knowledge and experience, Dragana lived, studied, and worked in the United States (New York, California and Florida), France and Cyprus. After 10 years of living abroad, she decided to return to Belgrade in 2000. She graduated in International Business at the State University of California with the highest marks. In Belgrade, she attended the UNESCO Master Studies in Cultural Policy and Management at the University of Arts. She worked in international frameworks in Serbia for several companies and organizations in business development and international cooperation, among others for the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade and the Tourist Organization of Serbia. After a lengthy career in the business world, she decided to focus on what she liked the most: the world of art and culture and was one of the founders of ”Creative Mentorship”.
Višnja Kisić is an art historian, master of cultural policy and management and a doctor of museology science and management of cultural heritage. She is active as a manager, researcher and lecturer in the field of management, interpretation and policy of visual culture and cultural heritage. Višnja is the Secretary General of Europe Nostra for Serbia, the largest European civil society networks in the field of heritage, and founder of numerous projects related to the use, interpretation and communication of cultural heritage.
Tatjana Nikolić is a master of management in culture and media. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade as the best student in the class. Tatjana participates at various events in the field of female cultural activism, youth initiatives, civil sector and culture, runs the program for the affirmation of women's creativity FEMIX, she prepared the first girls' rock camp in this part of Europe and recently published a study entitled “Gender relations on alternative music scene of Serbia and the region” published by the Institute for Gender Equality of AP Vojvodina. She is a member of the Managing Board of the Youth Organization of Serbia, where she is chairing the Council for Equality and Inclusive Society.
For 15 years on various jobs and projects of the Belgrade alternative cultural scene. From Cross Radio, Dis-patch, Kids-patch festival, New Iskra, Kišobran and since its founding in the Cultural Center GRAD. Now on some new projects like ”Creative Mentorship”.
Daša is an architect with additional education in the field of social and political science of the environment. She is driven by the way in which technology and art influence the changes and interactions of different views on the world. The opportunity to live, work and study in various socio-economic and cultural environments (Serbia, Great Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands) has influenced her view of the complexity of the world and interpersonal relationships, as well as the importance of interdisciplinary approach and collaboration.
Greek language philologist. Postgraduate degree in Laography. Bibliophile. Knowledge collector. Culture as an eternal inspiration. She actively listens to human nature and society, explores the art of life, and enjoys meeting creative people who captivate with their energy, attitude and ideas. She worked for eight years in the Hellenic Foundation for Culture. Today, she pursues another master’s degree to enrich her knowledge, and contributes to the spreading of culture and education through various projects. Her favorite one is ”Creative Mentorship”.