Entela Vakiari has 22 years of experience on management of organizations and multidisciplinary programs; projects implementation, supervising and reporting on financial management and procurement; managing partnerships with government and international agencies, organizing national & international conferences, awareness campaigns and fundraising activities, public relations and human resources. Her former work experience as organizational and financial management includes different World Bank projects in Albania and central public administration offices and almost 7 years as Coordinator of Albanian Children Foundation. She holds a B.A. in Finance from the Faculty of Economics in Tirana; a MBA for Leadership and Management of Human Resources. Entela has completed the “Emerging Leaders” Program at Harvard Kennedy School for Executive Education. She joined the AADF in January 2016.