Morana Miljanovic holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Zagreb and a Master of Public Policy degree from Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Her research interests include mutual learning and strategic collaboration across activist communities.
Morana previously worked as a researcher on corporate surveillance at Tactical Technology Collective (Data Politics), on practices in international development assistance at the Cities Development Initiative for Asia and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), and consulted organizations on issues such as data protection law and ethics and use of argumentation in advocacy. As a human rights lawyer, she worked at the Croatian Law Centre on projects providing legal aid to asylum seekers and victims of torture, primarily on cases involving detention on grounds of national security (terrorism). At the Croatian Education and Development Network for the Evolution of Communication, she designed and led a project fostering democratic participation in the EU. Morana also trains teenagers in critical thinking about international justice and she trains human rights defenders in digital security.