20-year-old Kaja Pavlinić is currently pursuing her BA in Computer Science at the University of Zagreb, but her interests extends to international relations and diplomacy. She holds experiences from numerous projects as well as computer science competitions where she has won first, second and third place at American Computer Science League. In 2014, she was chosen as the sole representative of Croatia to the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship and in 2015, to Young Leaders For Tomorrow's Europe. In 2016, she participated at Global In Fellowship and Open Data Youth Academy.

Currently, she is managing two projects and working with her team on growing their business idea to become a start-up. The contents of the projects range from preventing alcoholism and underage drinking, fighting corruption to multi-topic conferences.

She is an open youth ambassador and believes that the only way we can reach a balanced and prosperous community is by opening up the society and government.