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.
Katarina Vojnović is a graduate student at the Department of Management and Production of Theater, Radio and Culture at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. The dominant themes in her work and research so far have been feminist studies and engaged theater. As a program coordinator, she worked at the Erasmus Theater Camp for Youth in Kruševac in 2019. She is the author of a series of sessions on the topic - The position of women in culture within the FIST festival in 2020. She was engaged as the organizer of the Bitef Zone 2021, and currently working as an organizer of theater performances at the Bitef Theater.
Adna, Bachelor of Management and mentoring enthusiast. In addition to many years of professional experience in project management with international and multicultural organizations, she also worked as a creative creator and trainer of various workshops for professional growth and development of individuals and teams within organizations in the Balkans, Europe and Southeast Asia. Since mid-2020, she has been more studiously entering the world of mentoring and since then mentoring has become her passion and professional focus. In cooperation with the then mentor and UN agencies in BiH, in 2020 she created and implemented the first mentoring program for women in the IT industry of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and soon after that and the first mentoring programme for women in the media in the Western Balkans in cooperation with the British Council and Dragana Jevtic – founder and director of Creative Mentorship. Adna was extremely fortunate to have mentors during her first professional experience (more than 10 years ago), and to be inspired to continue to share her experiences, knowledge, skills and promote lifelong learning every day.
Katarina Mitić Minić is a musicologist and music supervisor with an innovative approach to music, film and new media. She had the opportunity to work for two large companies - Warner Music Group and 20th Century Fox film studio and to hone her knowledge in the creative industries. Since 2019, she has been engaged as a PR and Marketing Manager at the international concert agency Charm Music. She is a doctoral student at the Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Arts in Belgrade, and the focus of her research is music in video games. She is the founder of the platform for the promotion of good music - Music Storyline. Since 2018, she is part of the team of the Femix collective, which wants to create a model for gender equality, active and a creative society through various projects, cultural events and activities - Rock Camp for Girls, Femix Fest, concerts, exhibitions, music releases, film and poetry evenings, workshops and lectures.
Tatjana has collaborated with Creative Mentorship since autumn 2014, currently as a Member of the Advisory Board. She is Research Assistant at the Institute for Theatre, Film, Radio and Television in Belgrade in the field of cultural management and policy and PhD candidate at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade with the thesis on Gender and Age Equality in Cultural Policy of Serbia. Since January 2022 she has been a member of the board of the National Association of Theaters for Children and Youth ASSITEJ Serbia. Previously she was a member of the Board of the National Youth Council of Serbia. Since 2013 Tatjana has been a co-leader of Young Women's Collective FEMIX, best known by the Girls Rock Camp Serbia. In 2018 she received Special recognition from the “Jelena Šantić” Foundation for supporting young professionals in the field of culture, arts and creative industries.
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.
Jelena Mihajlov, Project Manager within the Creative Mentorship team, is an art historian and cultural theorist. Jelena is in charge of running the regional and international projects. She is currently PhD candidate at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade, at the department of Culture and Media Studies, working on the PhD thesis focused on the representation of minorities in museums in the multicultural province of Vojvodina.