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Relja Dereta

Communication Skills Coach

Relja Dereta has more than 10 years of experience of giving presentations and teaching thousands of people of various ages and occupations. He cooperated with and taught public speaking, project writing and implementation, organization development strategy and activism-related topics to dozens of organizations and institutions, including Comtrade, Direct Media, OSCE, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Erste Bank, Civic Initiatives, Company Beohemija, AIESEC and many others.


He was also active in the local startup community as a consultant, mentor and lecturer, in cooperation with relevant institutions (Startit, Innovation Fund, ICT Hub, Hub Impact ...) and numerous startups (Strawberry Energy, Coprix Media ...). For a number of years, he was the speaker trainer at TEDx events, and has so far worked individually with 90 speakers at 8 TEDx conferences, helping them structure their ideas and deliver their talks (read their testimonials). He is also the coordinator of School of Activism, an organization that has provided free courses in activism and public speaking to hundreds of youth, who have implemented dozens of projects in the past two years.