Spent 17 years in marketing and business development industry, focused on corporate management, strategic project management, integrated marketing communication, government relations and international cooperation (last 9 years in Middle East, working with the highest government representatives and CEOs from the most reputable companies and institutions). She received high school diploma from the New Castle High School, Oklahoma City, in 2003, as a top student in her class. She graduated from the European University in 2006 with a major in International Business Relations and Marketing. At the age of 23, she received a Master of Science degree in the fields of Business Relations and Marketing. At that time, she was one of the youngest MSc degree holders.
In 2013, Sanya receives MBA degree (New York, USA) in the field of Marketing Communication. In 2015, she completes specialized studies (post-master studies) in audio-visual arts at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the University of Belgrade. She continued her Executive Education in 2021, accepted to Harvard Business School, US, focused on Behavioral Sciences. In June 2021 she was invited to join Forbes Business Council as a representative of high-profile business ladies focused on business development industry (sustainable projects) with a representative professional background and great achievements in last 15 years.
Sanja was the author of a premium business book “The Economy and Finance Board” presented at the Kopaonik Business Forum, SEE Davos 2014. She was a Member of the advisory group from the private sector, Cabinet of Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia for sustainable projects. In 2014, she taking a place as one of the 100 young leaders of Danube Region/ 12 countries. In 2020 she was one of the business leaders ‘’40 under 40’’ Istanbul, Turkey, for South East Europe. Co-Chair of Org. Committee EIAT, Education & Industry Advisory Board SEE. In 2022 she received Global Women Leadership Award for Leadership Excellence in Diplomacy, Dubai, UAE. On behaif of GirlUp Northern Emirates, a chapter of the United Nation Fondation, she was a mentor for the group of students for solving a real-world problem faced by women based on social, political and economic case studies. Her team won a Second place solving the problem of “Repression of Female Human Rights Advocates” from Paestina Region. She is a member of Dubai Women Business Council. Member of the Advisory Board, Female Net, Global, NY.
By blood Serbian, by heart Emirati.