Transformational Leadership Program - Scholarships and Partnerships

Zana Idrizi

Master in International Security at University of Denver

Ms. Idrizi completed her studies in Economics and Public Policy with a minor in Legal Studies at the American University in Kosovo, and recently worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Development Policy (INDEP). She has previously completed internships at the Institute for Advanced Studies GAP and Public International Law and Policy Group and worked as a Program Associate at IPKO Foundation. She represented AUK in the Harvard National Model United Nations in 2012, in World Model United Nations in 2013 and 2014. She was one of the fellows and scholarship holders of the Alpbach European Forum conference funded by the EU in Austria on leadership development. Ms. Idrizi is also one of the founders of Girls Coding Kosova, an organization that works toward the empowerment of young girls in the world of information technology. Upon her return to Kosovo, she will seek to work with the Kosovo Security Council (KSC) or intelligence agencies which cooperate with the government in order to achieve both national and international security. She hopes to contribute to policy making on security.