Members

 

Denisa Mahmutaj has completed her bachelor degree in finance at Faculty of Economics at University of Tirana and currently is attending a master program in Finance at the same Faculty.
As someone that loves to be active all the time she currently working as volunteer in NGOs.
She has good communication skills and ability to coop well in a group, gained through different trainings and also leadership skills shown while she was coordinator in ”Fighting Corruption in Higher Education System” project by U.S Embassy Youth Council Albania at the Faculty of Economy. Furthermore,  she is very active within the Faculty of Economics. She has participated in the Debate Championship hosted by the University of Tirana, where she and her group arrived in the finals and won the first place. Currently, she is part of PR, Media & Communication Department in Youth Council.

Fjoralba Caka is graduated in Law and works as assistant professor of European Union Law and Internal Market at the Law Faculty, University of Tirana. She is driven and motivated to always bring a change in the environment she lives and works. She believes that competence, integrity and passion are the most important ingredients to lead and impact others.

As the first President  of the US Embassy Youth Council she was responsible to draft and establish the structure of the Council together with the Board, draft the governing rules(Regulation and Code of Conduct), lead, manage and implement different projects. Her main focus during the first presidency was running the project fighting corruption in the higher education system in Albania, raising awareness about the need to protect and restore culture heritage, establishing a model of servant leadership  by serving communities and encourage youngster to read (the Bookworm project).

Juli Frakulla is graduated at the Faculty of Economics and is attending a Scientific Master in Accounting & Audit at the Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana. She is a member of the Youth Empowerment department with the US Embassy Youth Council Albania. In addition she has greatly contributed in the campaign of fighting corruption in the higher education system at the Faculty of Economy and engaging in all activities that were organized in this faculty. She likes planning and playing. Her hobbies include reading, playing ball, drawing. She believes that dreams won’t work unless we don’t. What she says she has learned while in USEYCA is: “Forget all the reason why it won’t work and believe in the one reason why it will”.

Juna Hicka has completed her Bachelor degree in law and is currently attending a Master program at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law.
She is a member of the Civic Engagement Department of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council Albania and an activist in the field of human rights. She is one of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council coordinators in the Faculty of Law for the project “Fighting corruption in the higher education system in Albania”. Juna likes to volunteer in different projects to strengthen the sense of active citizenship among the youth through civic engagement, community service and youth empowerment activities. She is eager to gain new experiences and skills to help make a positive change in society.

Vjosana Neziri is graduated at the Faculty of Economics and is attending a Master in Accounting & Audit at Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana. She is the US Embassy Youth Council coordinator in the Faculty of Economy for the project fighting corruption in the higher education system in Albania. She believes that major changes start from within ourselves. Integrity, loyalty and working with passion are the values that define a person with a rich mind and spirit. Something that she reminds herself time after time is to keep her eyes on the stars, and her feet on the ground.

Zaim Lakti holds a Master and a Bachelor Degree in Law from University of Tirana. He also has obtained a degree in Business Administration from Canadian Institute of Technology. His extra-curricular and related work activities were completed in Vienna, Istanbul, Pristine and Belgrade. Zaim has also won “Debate 2013”, a national debate competition. Currently, he is working as lawyer and is a member of the US Embassy Youth Council. His relevant interests include anti-corruption, commercial law and human rights.