What is KUSA?

Kosovo United States Alumni is a nonprofit association, established in 2007 with the help of the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo and its founding board. KUSA is an association of more than 1300 members that had the opportunity to receive scholarships of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs to study in United States of America. KUSA operates as a democracy that values its members who are making significant contributions by sharing skills and best practices acquired during their U.S. exchange experience with colleagues and communities across Kosovo.

Mission

Our mission is to foster change by organizing resources into projects to reach each goal through our members and their initiatives to contribute towards civil society involvement and development with regards to Kosovo’s reform efforts in economic, social and cultural spheres.

Who is a KUSA Member?

KUSA members are alumni of the U.S. State Department, funded exchange programs including: IVLP, OWLP, Fulbright, Humphrey Fellowship, Ben Franklin, TLP, Access, YES, KYEP, UGRAD, Ron Brown, Marshall C. Marshall, Hope Fellow, SEEYLI, KAEF, STEM, WYP, YTILI, Women2Women, JFDP, UPENN, and Tourism Program.

KUSA members are an independent group of bright and creative individuals who are compassionate, action-oriented and who exhibit uncompromising integrity. They are ready to facilitate and share with Kosovo institutions in central and local level as well as with community groups and citizens, their knowledge and expertise, which directly affects citizen’s life and their general development.

Become a member

Now that you are back in Kosovo, after finishing one of the U.S State Department funded programs, you can become a member of KUSA and benefit from this association.

Also, if you are a KUSA member and do not receive emails, please update your information at Membership Form

Alumni Database

To have access to our database and connect with peers, consultants and industry partners contact us at info@kusalumni.org.

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KUSA Staff
Rina Bulliqi
Education Program Assistant
rinabulliqi@kusalumni.org
Fjolla Ajdaraga
Project Coordinator
fjollaajdaraga@kusalumni.org
Labinot Salihu
Executive Director
LabiN@kusalumni.org
Alba Riza
Deputy Executive Director
albariza@kusalumni.org
Organizational Structure
KUSA Board
Erblin Hoxha

Exc. Director at the Debate Center

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Bleta Zeqiri

Owner of Chocolate Corner and Belgian Chocolates, Teacher & Coordinator at Oxford Studio

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Shkendije Himaj

Coordinator of General Functions at Central Bank of Republic of Kosovo

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Nora Latifi Jashari

Executive Director at GAP Institute

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Elvira Dushku

Secretary General of the Kosovo Basketball Federation.

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Dejan Jankovic

Deputy General Director at Kosovo Police.

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Fjollë Caka

Architect & Urban Planner

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Arta Agani

Director of The National Gallery of Kosovo.

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Mjellma Carabegu Vokshi

Assistant Professor in University of Prishtina, Department of Economics.

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Rozafa Ukimeraj Çuni

Secretary General at Ministry of Local Government Administration

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Sytrime Dervisholli

Head of Trade Department at Ministry of Trade and Industry Kosovo

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Statute

If you are interested to read the written laws adopted by our Association, you can download the PDF form.