Program and Research Assistant
Jelena Jankovic works as the Program and Research Assistant, focusing on applied research for global development projects and providing support for South Africa and Uganda Connectivity for Electricity, Entrepreneurship, and Education project (CE3). She has worked for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, the People's Office of the President of the Republic of Serbia, and Serbia’s Ministry of Youth and Sport prior to joining the private sector as a Sustainability and CSR Officer. She has substantial work experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors in her home country of Serbia. Jelena served as a specialist, and advised government officials, member of parliaments, civil society members, and national and international organizations on social inclusion, youth, social responsibility and sustainable development. Jelena has been involved in reviving the Sustained Dialogue Chapter at the University of Notre Dame, and has a major role in the ROTC-Peace Students Dialogue Initiative.
Jelena holds an M.A in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame. She also holds an M.A. in Strategies and Methods of Nonviolent Social Change, and a Bachelor Degree in Special Education and Rehabilitation from the University of Belgrade, Serbia.