For nine years Mladenka was Managing Director of the CRVENI NOSOVI Clowndoctors association and actively participated in the work of the RED NOSES Clowndoctors International organisation. Over the last three years, she has been leading strategic planning workshops for associations in Croatia, offering consulting and education in fundraising. In cooperation with the Croatian Union of Counties and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, she launched the “Yellow Dot – Building Fundraising Culture in Croatia” project. She is a certified executive coach and has completed the Central and Eastern European leadership development program Leaders of Tomorrow. She holds a Certificate in Fundraising from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising UK. Mladenka was awarded the MBA Croatia award for social contribution in 2020 for her work in the non-profit sector.