Jelena Hrnjak is a women’s activist, and has dedicated her work to providing direct support and long-term assistance to women and children, victims of human trafficking, and victims of gender-based violence. Jelana is the Program Manager at Atina, a non-governmental organization based in Belgrade that works towards providing sustainable support mechanisms for marginalized groups, especially women and child victims of human trafficking. In this position, she manages a comprehensive reintegration program for survivors that aims to achieve social inclusion and economic empowerment. Jelena also engages with other civil society organizations and institutions that address issues of trafficking in persons as well as gender-based violence. With the help of her colleagues, Jelena also launched a social enterprise, the Bagel Bejgl shop, which provides survivors of trafficking the opportunity to attain professional experience and increase their opportunities for future employment. Over the years, Jelena has led numerous trainings for police officers, prosecutors, social workers, and judges in Serbia. In particular she has helped with the development of local and national networks of institutions to support more structured and efficient identification and protection of child trafficking victims. Jelena spent nearly ten years working as a journalist and earned her degree from the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Political Science.