Adena Vangjeli is the Founder and the Executive Director of the Center for Gender Justice in Albania, a national NGO that works to empower women and girls, protect their rights and fight gender inequalities. She is currently working to support women and girls, victims of gender-based violence and domestic violence.
Adena holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and a Master’s degree in International Relations. She has attended extensive courses at the Vienna University of Economics and Business on social innovation and management and the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI) in Bulgaria, from which she graduated with honors. Her areas of expertise are women’s rights, gender equality, human rights, and violence against women.
“As a visionary leader, I believe that we can build a society where all women can live a life with dignity, without discrimination, and with equal opportunities.”