Dorena used to be an Atlas Corps Fellow from Albania, serving as YPFP's Executive Program Coordinator from September 2017 until September 2018. After going back to Albania, she decided to continue to give her contribution to YPFP as Director of Global Operations. She is responsible for assisting YPFP's Executive Team in maximizing volunteer effectiveness, improving the organization’s HR system, and helping with the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, and practices.
Early career professional experience in project management, civil society empowerment, and administrative related work. Over 5 years of professional experience in Albania and USA. Functional expertise in international exchanges.
Earned both a Bachelor's and Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Tirana, Albania.