Amina believes in museums as spaces for social action and drivers of change, and she is particularly interested in unlocking the potential of museums in transitional justice processes. She is committed to creating exhibitions and workshops that support open and conscious dialogue, and to promoting the idea of museums as platforms for societal healing and reconciliation. When it comes to formal education, Amina holds a BA in International Relations from the International University of Sarajevo and an MA in Children’s Rights from the University of Geneva.
Since 2020, Amina has been a member of the Board of Directors of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Europe – a network of museums, historic sites, and memory initiatives connecting past struggles to today’s movement for human rights.
In 2021, Amina joined the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) Jury, where she currently serves as the Jury Chair. The EMYA scheme, founded in 1977 by the European Museum Forum, aims to support, showcase, and award excellence and innovation in the museum field.
When it comes to her personal life, Teuta mentions that she has met over 1,000 cats so far, and looks forward to meeting and befriending many more of them in the future. She also shares that she has been a Hallyu fan for over a decade.
Amina is involved in the Museum’s educational activities, but also works with the collection. In her free time, she enjoys reading and longs strolls. Amina believes that punk isn’t dead yet.
She considers herself a self-reflective, responsible, and organized person. Ena adores the sea and cars. She also enjoys watching TV series and taking long walks with her schnauzer Muni. Aside from her work at the Museum, she is actively working as a freelancer.
Lejla’s psychotherapy practice integrates elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and EMDR. She hopes to complete art therapy education one day. When it comes to her everyday life, Lejla is a yoga practitioner and enjoys spending time in nature, together with her daughters and friends. She also enjoys her role of a “museum psychologist” 🙂