Maja Cakarun is head of the public relations division in Zagreb City Holding Ltd., a public company owned by the City of Zagreb. She earned a Master of Arts in European studies from Katholieke University in Leuven, Belgium, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Zagreb in Croatia. She has two diplomas, including one in public relations from the London School of Public Relations and another from the Academy for Political Development. During her Humphrey year, Cakarun worked to enhance her public communication skills to leverage social media for successful PR campaigns. Cakarun completed a professional affiliation with APCO Worldwide in Washington, D.C.