Anisa Curraj is project officer of Thomson Foundation’s component of the FCDO-backed Supporting Greater Media Independence programme in the Western Balkans. She is experienced in management and human resources with a portfolio interlinking academia with the business sector and project development in civil society and media. She is an external lecturer of entrepreneurship at the Professional College of Tirana and provides ongoing support to Tech360 Smart Solutions and project assistance to Centre Science and Innovation for Development (Scidev). She graduated at the University Politeknik in Tirana, Albania, and completed two MA programmes – MSc in Business and Administration at the European University of Tirana, Albania, and MA in Business Administration, Management and Operation at the Ludwigshafe University, Rhenald-Pfalz in Germany.