Marija Risteska with 20 years of experience in the field of gender equality and gender-responsive budgeting (GRB), covers modules on the basic concepts of gender equality and GRB, best practices, public policy monitoring regarding gender mainstreaming and development of comprehensive reports.

Riste Jurukovski holds a Master’s degree in Economics. With more than 13 years of professional experience in the public, business and civic sectors, Jurukovski is specialized in public policy analysis and regulatory impact assessment, as well as feasibility studies. He has a thorough knowledge on GRB, and covers modules related to budget execution, as well as gender revenue and expenditure planning from gender perspective.

Mirela Arqimandriti is a passionate activist and human rights defender who has been involved in the Gender Alliance for Development Center (GADC) since 1999. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Sheffield University in the UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Tirana. Mirela is responsible for transferring knowledge related to gender equality concepts.

Slavica Striković has graduated with a degree from the Electro- technical faculty on University of Montenegro and holds MA on Gender Studies, from the Faculty of Humanities, University of Donja Gorica. Slavica covers the module that refers to the gender expenditures analysis.

Nicole Farnsworth has extensive experience in the field of GRB, but within the GBWN she is in charged on the modules related to lobbying and advocacy techniques in relation to the GRB, as well as women empowerment.

In the framework of GBWN, Nerina Guri co-trained the session on budget expenditure incidence analysis, with practical examples from KWN work with budget expenditures at the central and local level.

Natalia Vozian is an experienced and multilingual Public Policy and Gender Consultant. In the last 9 years, she has worked across multiple projects and gender equality consultancy areas, including EVAW, GRB and GM in leading global companies and UN organizations. With EMBA from University of Sheffield and certification from INSEAD, International Gender Diversity Program, she delivered more than 25 national and global mid to complex scale projects and have supported Governments to draft and implement strategic public policies, services and budgets for achieving socio-economic sustainability and gender equality. Passionate about user experience, social innovation, design thinking, human and women rights, mentoring. Received UN Human Rights Award for Civic Activism.