Transformational Leadership Program - Scholarships and Partnerships

Dijana Simijonović

Certificate in Strategic Branding and Public Relations at University of California, Los Angeles

Ms. Simijonovic completed a certificate in strategic branding and public relations at the University of California, Los Angeles Extension.

She completed her undergraduate studies at the American University in Kosovo (AUK) in Management and Public Policy. In 2012, she finished at the School of Politics at Pristina Institute for Politics and attended the First World Forum of Democracy in Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Ms. Simijonović also attended the School of European Integrations and has worked as a journalist broadcaster, TV presenter, and civil society activist. 

She worked as Paralegal Community advisor for the ECMI and NGO AKtiv projects with UN WOMEN on combating domestic violence and gender-based violence. She seeks to learn more about public affairs, and women and political leadership. She will use her certificate program to strengthen skills in communication, negotiation, analysis, advocacy, strategic thinking, practical and theoretical knowledge in international relations and intercultural communication, which are, according to Ms. Simijonović, essential for building bridges between Kosovo communities.