Lejla was born on April 27, 1996 in Bihać, a city that is located in the north-western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. she graduated from Primary and Secondary School and, according to her interests, she enrolled Psychology. She volunteered and still volunteers with children with developmental difficulties, children with risk and people with mental disabilities. Lejla engages in activities that have to do with human rights, communication, interaction with people, development of social progress and social skills. She is an active member of the ‘Sinapsa’ Psychology Association, which deals with the prevention of stigmatization against people with disabilities. She participated in organizing the project “Sarajevo Days of Psychology” as part of the marketing and organizational team. After completing her studies, Lejla plans to improve herself in the field of Organizational Psychology and actively participate in youth activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Updated May 2019
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