Program Coordinator, Global Cancer Prevention & Capacity Development
Irena is responsible for overall support to the Global Cancer Prevention & Capacity Development teams, focusing on contract and grant implementation. Irena has a background in grants management, previously working at The Stewart R. Mott Foundation in Washington, DC. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University, with degrees in Politics and Government, Sociology and a minor concentration on Women’s and Gender Studies.
Irena's interests include immigration rights and women and minority access to education and healthcare. Irena was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and raised in Williamstown, Massachusetts.