With a passion for developing technology solutions to positively impact lives, Milena is ZERO’s Director for Web Development. Prior to joining ZERO, Milena worked at Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry, The Conference Board, and the World Bank. She has also spent ten years in higher education focusing on research and teaching. Milena’s expertise in web development spans across search engine optimization, web development project management, online education, and user experience.
Milena earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, followed by earning two Masters degrees in Economic Development & International Finance and Engineering Management, and ultimately a PhD in Economics and PhD studies in Engineering Management. She is also a certified Project Management Professional, a Certified Scrum Master, and a Certified Fund Raising Executive.
She comes to ZERO with a personal tie to cancer, as her mother and mother-in-law are both cancer survivors. In her off-time, Milena enjoys traveling and hanging out with her nephews. She’s an admitted ‘shop-a-holic’ and has acquired a collection of shoes, clothes, and handbags, some of which she admits she may never get to wear. Click here to connect with Milena on ZERO’s Web Development initiatives.