Maja Popovic is Project Assistant at Mental Disability Rights Initiative MDRI-S.
She become a part of MDRI-S team in January 2013, being a focal point for persons with mental and psicho-social disabilities and self-advocate groups in Serbia.
She is in charge of communication with project partners, and continuous monitoring and documentation of the organization’s activities. She is actively involved in planing, preparation and organization of international, regional and national trainings and conferences.
Using knowledge gained during international training in Switzerland, Maja has conducted a series of interviews with people with disabilities who are living in residential institutions and with people with disabilities who’ve had experience of institutionalization in Serbia.
Maja studied Faculty of Philosophy in Serbia and became a graduate Sociologist.