Emina Višnić

Emina Višnić works as cultural manager and acts as mediator and advocate for culture. She is experienced in non-profit cultural management, networking on local, national and international level, and cultural advocacy and capacity building in non-profit sector. She is general director at POGON (Zagreb), which is a hybrid cultural institution based on public-civil partnership and an open local center for development of independent contemporary arts and culture as well as for the active involvement of young people in cultural and social life. She serves as vice-chair of the Executive Committee of the European advocacy network Culture Action Europe (Brussels) and as a chair of Management Board of recently established national public foundation for development of cultural civil society Kultura Nova (Zagreb). Occasionally, she works as a trainer and talks/writes about cultural policy issues. She loves to dance and polish her nails.