Before joining BIRN, she worked in the Gallery 11/07/95 and the museum sector for five years, focusing on improving cultural development and programming within the projects on memorialisation, the culture of remembrance and promotion of human rights.
Nejra is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow – a programme that explores issues of democracy, pluralism, human rights, and social justice and brings together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance. The focus of her research is on visual arts in a post-conflict society, dealing with trauma both with the victims and the transitional justice workers, and the role of art in the process of memorialization.
She graduated from the University of Sarajevo with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature. She is currently working on a master thesis in the same department.
Nejra speaks Bosnian, English and Italian.