Blerjana Bino has an outstanding experience in assessing media landscapes in the Western Balkans (with specific focus on Albania) and informing donor’s support in delivering evidence-based and practical programs for media. She is specialized in communication for empowerment and social inclusion and is experienced in provision of mentoring to CSO media and other informal and formal groups. She leads a network of outstanding scholars and policy researchers working on democratic development, good governance, media and communication, research to society and digital transformation (Center Science and Innovation for Development).