Born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lejla lived, studied and worked in London for 20 years. In 1997, she graduated (BSCs Hons) in Media and Society at South Bank University in London. She has over 20 years’ experience working in the media sector: production, post-production and broadcasting. Lejla worked in BBC World Service Trust/Media Action: BBC World Service Trust uses media and communications to help reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. Since 2011, Lejla has been given a role of Producer in Al Jazeera Balkans. In the last two years she has been responsible for the Acquisitions and Co-productions of the regional documentaries.