Ivana Kvesic is a co-opted member of SWAN’s Executive Committee.
Ivana is director of the youth film festival Schweizer Jugendfilmtage in Zurich and works as a programmer for the international competition of Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur. She is also a programmer for the open-air cinema «Film am See» of Rote Fabrik Zurich. In addition, she is President of the cinema association Kino Nische in Winterthur and an Executive Committee Member of Zürich für den Film.
She has a Master’s Degree in economics from the University of Zurich, a CAS in culture management and a Bachelor of Arts in Product- and Industry Design with focus on process management. In the past, she has done several projects on her own such as exhibitions, performances, special short film events and open-air cinema on her former rooftop.
In her former position as a project and change manager in an international company, she was a member of the Women Innovation Network leadership team. The empowerment of women is an important concern that she is willing to fight for change.