Board of Directors

The KWN Board of Directors is elected by the KWN Assembly of Members during the Annual Membership Meeting in December. As the elected representatives of KWN members, it is the second highest decision-making body in the network. The Board of Directors oversees KWN’s work through quarterly meetings, as well as advises on key decisions taken by the network’s staff. For 2016, Board of Directors members include:

Ariana Qosaj-Mustafa, Chair of the Board
Women’s Rights Activist

Sevdije Ahmeti 
Activist for Human Rights 

Zana Hoxha Krasniqi 
Executive Director, Artpolis 

Besim M. Kajtazi
Director of the Legal Office, Office of the Prime Minister    

Nermin Mahmuti  
Executive Director Community Development Fund (CDF)

Hana Marku 
Editor at Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) 

Dua Dauti Kadriu 
Contract Management Manager, KESCo J.S.C.





Advisory Board

The KWN Advisory Board involves persons who have contributed greatly to KWN’s work over the years. They are nominated and approved by the KWN Board of Directors for an unlimited term. They regularly provide advice and assistance to KWN, drawing from their vast knowledge, experience, and connections.

Delina Fico
Women's Rights Activist

Rachel Wareham
Independent Advisor- UK

Behar Selimi

Member of Parliament

Vjosa Dobruna
Human Rights Activist

Marte Prekpalaj
Executive Director, Visionary Women of the XXI Century

Shqipe Malushi
Senior Short Term Consultant on International Development

Lepa Mladjenovic
Feminist activist, Belgrade, Serbia

Kosova Women's Network