Andrea Kovač graduated with an M.A. in Comparative Literature and Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculty of humanities and social sciences, University of Zagreb. During college, she was active in different student organizations and initiatives focused on fighting against the commercialization of higher education, advocating better quality of study programs and higher student standards as well as organizing conferences and editing academic publications. Her work experience began in the IT sector, where she worked as a marketing manager and EU project coordinator since 2015. Since 2018., she worked in a Croatian NGO Gong as a project associate and project manager. Her primary fields of program activities included digital rights advocacy, with a focus on personal data protection, the participation of youth and the influence of technology on democratic processes. She joined the Initiative in November 2019 as a program coordinator for social development and innovations.