Erna’s passion for using business principles to solve social and environmental issues brought her to Halcyon. She joined the team to expand the recruitment efforts of talented social entrepreneurs across the world and support their journey after the fellowship.
Before joining Halcyon’s team, she worked in the philanthropic sector managing corporate partnerships and working on CSR communication campaigns. She holds a master’s degree in social entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California and has worked as a business developer at a startup created at USC, which provides access to vital information for displaced people. She is particularly interested in ideas that support minorities & displaced people and provide them with opportunities to thrive.
She is originally from Bosnia and Herzegovina and has lived in five countries. She enjoys connecting with people from all walks of life and exploring new countries. In her spare time, you can find her creating digital art, reading thriller novels, playing tennis, and searching for new stand-up shows in D.C.