Aida Tinjak

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Grants and Project Coordinator

Aida joined BIRN Hub in 2021 as a Project/Programme Assistant. She is currently working as Grants and Project Coordinator, based in BIRN Hub’s office in Sarajevo. Her primary responsibilities entail coordinating and implementing project activities and overseeing and coordinating the grants allocation process.

Before joining BIRN Hub, Aida was a long-term associate of the Sarajevo Open Center, as an author of articles and infographics dealing with the problems and needs that LGBTI people and other marginalized social groups in Bosnia face. She also worked as an author of articles for, which supports media independence and freedom of expression in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Serbia. Covering new tools and various techniques that journalists can use in their everyday work, the aim of the articles was to raise the quality of media content and build the competencies of journalists.

Aida gained diverse experience in several non-governmental organizations, working on cultural and creative industries projects, strengthening local self-government, and projects related to culture and art. For two-and-a-half years, she worked in Gallery 11/07/95 as a curator, where she had an opportunity to professionally explore and enhance the possibilities of museums’ educational function, which is one of her passions.

Aida graduated in Art History and Pedagogy from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo.

In 2023, she obtained the title of Certified New Media Designer, from the ITAcademy, International School for Education and Informatics.

Besides BCS languages, she is fluent in English.