Before moving to Canada early in 2019, Dafina worked for 6 years as the Finance and Administrative Manager with the Yunus Social Business (YSB) Global Initiative, based in Tirana, Albania. Her role included from coordinating the work and reporting to the major donor, USAID, to implementing SAP for the global group portfolio management and managing accounting and office management duties for the office in Albania. Prior to YSB Dafina worked as an Accounting/Project Manager at Tally Services, an Accounting Firm located in Colorado, U.S.A.
In addition, Dafina worked for 4 years for BZMF, a microfinance institution in Kosovo that was established by the World Relief, a non-profit based in Baltimore and Washington D.C. At BZMF, Dafina worked in different departments such as Finance, Marketing and Human Resources.
Dafina holds a bachelor and an MBA in Accounting and Finance. She is also obtaining her ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) certification.