Nika Gričar holds BA in Cultural Studies and MA in Public Administration with field of specialization in public governance and film policy. She is an author of several research reports, among them recently published on Gender Equality in Slovenian film sector (2018). As an independent researcher, she was commissioned to deliver a study on decision-making processes in European film funds and developed a methodology for project evaluation for Slovenian Film Centre. In 2017, she assisted UNESCO legal expert in the Status of Artist Legislation Project and accompanied dr. Vesna Čopič in two field missions in Mauritius. Previously, she collaborated in research of the cinematograph’s historical development and the digitization of the art cinema network in Slovenia. Her research paper on measuring cultural diversity, with co-author dr. Andrej Srakar, was selected for presentation at the 6th workshop on managing arts and cultural organizations in Oxford (2018). In addition to her research engagement, she is self-employed in culture, working as a film producer and developing strategies for broader audience reach.