Abetare Gojani
Program director
Abetare is responsible for supporting the overall success of Foundation’ programs in cooperation with staff. She manages the overall programs of the Foundation that include the design of the program strategy and activities, daily oversight operations, management of budgets, problem-solving, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and contributing to the organization’s vision. She joined IPKO Foundation on November 2010 and was part of the success stories of all the activities of the Foundation since then. Abetare graduated from A.U.K in partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology majoring in Business Management and Public Policy and has successfully finished the TOP Manager training program organized by CEED.
Arbresha Tuhina
Finance manager
Arbresha is primarily responsible for financial matters in the Foundation. Her main responsibilities are to ensure that all the accounts have been paid, prepare and pay taxes, monitor compliance of scholarship recipients with award terms etc. Arbresha started working at IPKO Foundation (former IPKO Institute) on April 2001. Before that, she used to work at OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) as a language assistant.
Adelina Qarri
Program Manager
Adelina is responsible on managing and organizing projects and activities of IPKO Foundation. She coordinates the work in cooperation with the team, conducts research, reporting, problem solving and organize brainstorming sessions. Adelina joined the IPKO Foundation team in September 2016. Before that she worked in different NGOs as a Program Coordinator and as a Local Consultant for CDBE/GIZ office in Kosovo. Adelina finished the MA studies from University of Prishtina in Sociology and her passion is reading and travelling.
Mali Tefiku
Technical Assistant
Mali is graduating from University of Prishtina with a degree in Computer Engineering. Generally interested in the tech side of how the world works, Mali has had many experiences as a programmer and web developer, and currently works as a Technical Assistant with IPKO Foundation. One of Mali's other interests is hardware and IT technology, and the way they function and make our everyday life easier. In the past, Mali has also worked at Asseco SEE, dealing with hardware equipment maintenance and sales, where he was able to gather further experience regarding his passion. He likes chess, FIFA, and is pretty good at real soccer too.
Erëza Gjikolli
Program Associate
Erëza is a graduate of the University of Prishtina, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, majoring in Financial Mathematics (yikes!). Through her work with different nonprofit organizations in Prishtina, Erëza developed a strong sense of devotion to the community, particularly youth development. This experience gave her a deep appreciation for how organizations seek to better our community. She is one part geek, one part bookworm, two parts music lover (dancing especially) and three parts chocoholic. Too many parts?
Lum Dalipi
Program Assistant
Lum is a tech passionate with a love for art, culture and social initiatives. He studied Computer Sciences at the University for Business and Technology in Kosovo and Information and Management Systems at Nova Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal. His previous social involvement and work in various fields help our organization receive a significant assistance for the successful completion of our projects. Lum is keen on travelling and sport activities with a specific interest in basketball, football, hiking and swimming. Despite of being a quiet person in the office, his mind is remarkably loud.
Erris Boshnjaku
Communication and Media Assistant Intern
Erris is responsible for IPKO Foundation’s Social Media, blogging and everything belonging to the online aspect of IF. He is currently a student at RIT Kosovo and is involved in many extracurricular actives, such as serving for the student government, member of the youth council, and a volunteer for local NGO that serve to improve the community. Erris is also the newest addition to our team and has quite some skill when it comes to DJ-ing.
Arianit Dobroshi
Arianit Dobroshi is a Wikipedian since 2005. He edits English Wikipedia articles related to Kosovo and Albanian Wikipedia on articles of interest such as aviation and science. Arianit has helped organize the two Wiki Academies in Kosovo and one in Kukes, while also serving as a member of the board of FLOSS Kosova and passionately promoting free software and other related movements such as Wikipedia.