Lejla is a psychologist, psychotherapist, lecturer, researcher, activist, peacebuilder and volunteer from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is currently doing a PhD in psychology at Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University in Turkey while working as a United Religions Initiative (URI) Europe CC Liaison Officer. In addition to this, she is a Board member of the European Interfaith Youth Network (EIYN) which is part of Religions for Peace Europe. She was a Youth Ambassador at URI and co-founded Youth for Peace, an organization that positioned itself as one of the most prominent youth-led organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina working in field of peacebuilding. She is an international trainer for Learning to Live Together (LTLT) and holds a diploma in Islamic studies from the University of Sarajevo.