Favourite Quote: ““The principle is to cross borders, persistently”. —Zarana Papic
Jovana Djordjevic is a young feminist activist from Serbia, she has graduated Philology at the University of Belgrade and enrolled MA in Gender Studies. Her activism is inspired by the solidarity and resilience that feminist movement in the Western Balkans has cultivated during the critical moments of conflicts in the region. Jovana is a co-funder of young feminist initiative Interkultivator and she is part of BeFem – Collective for Feminist Art and Culture that organizes feminist festivals, media trainings and many other regional feminist events, with intention to provide space for alliance building among feminist activists of different generations, backgrounds and movements on a regional and international level. Jovana believes that transformative change is possible only with collective action and she is passionate about inter-sectional and cross-movement organizing and participatory practices. Jovana’s expertise is in SGBV, labour rights, SRHR, peer education, participatory metods in philantrophy and she is a supporter of disability rights and sex worker’s movements. When she is not managing FRIDA’s global participatory grantmaking process, she is reading, loving and dancing. Jovana is fluent in English, Serbian, Norwegian and is continuously working on improving her telenovela Spanish.