Maja is interested in the potential of entrepreneurship to contribute to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. She works on innovation and entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, assisting clients to formulate innovation policy and programs, and to support entrepreneurs on their path “from mind to market,” through incubation, acceleration, mentorship, networking, and early-stage funding. Previously, she led the Digital Entrepreneurship Program at infoDev, where she also designed a pan-African acceleration pilot (XL-Africa.com), and an entrepreneurship ecosystem assessment tool, piloted in seven countries. Maja has also worked as a product manager in a web technology start-up, a lead internet governance researcher at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and counselor for Canada at the World Bank. She holds an interdisciplinary PhD with a focus on entrepreneurship (University of Oxford), an LLM on internet governance and innovation in international law (University of Kent), and a BCom (Queen’s University, Canada).
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