Svetlana Stefanović is the Executive Director of the BFPE Foundation for Responsible Society. She is responsible for the development of the Foundation and its employees, as well as for the design and implementation of strategy for the development of the Foundation. From 2019 to 2022, she worked at the BFPE Foundation for Responsible Society as a program coordinator and was responsible for conceptualizing, coordinating, and implementing gender programs. Also, from 2021, she is the contact point for the second phase of the ROMACTED program. She has over fifteen years of professional experience in managing long-term and complex projects, as well as extensive experience in managing grand and complex events, e.g., forums, conferences, debates, etc. She has proven experience in leading different teams, as well as in training, preparation, and evaluation of different projects. Svetlana is a recognized specialist in the development and set up of mentoring programs and she has over 10 years of mentorship and capacity building work of youth with a special focus on young women. She is one of the original team members that founded the Belgrade Security Forum BSF success story in 2011 and till 2021 she was the BSF Executive Director responsible for the overall organization and realization of the BSF and she led a team of fourteen people strong. From 2003 to 2018 she was a volunteer, activist on different projects in the European Movement in Serbia, then worked as an Office Manager and Project and Event Manager. She is one of the founders and a member of the Women’s Government since its establishment in 2007. She is a Member of the Program Board of the Women’s Leadership Academy. From 2019 to 2021, she was a member of the Executive Board of the Fulbright and Friends Association. She is a member of the Forum for International Relations of the European Movement in Serbia. She participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program on “Women in Leadership: Advancing Women, Advancing Humanity” in the USA and she is an alumna of this network. Also, she is an alumna of the School of political studies of the BFPE and CoE and alumna of the MASHAV program. She graduated in International Relations from the Faculty of Political Sciences, University in Belgrade. Her fields of interest include international relations, human security, women’s rights, mentoring, and non-formal education. She writes and publishes articles on these topics. She speaks English.