Katarina studied Geography and Italian Language at the University of Zadar. She gained teaching experience by working in primary and secondary schools. Currently, she is employed in two secondary vocational schools, the Construction and Technical School in Rijeka and the Natural Sciences and Graphics School in Rijeka. She regularly attends professional development seminars at the national level, as well as virtual workshops at the international level. She participated in a Geography teacher seminar in the UK, and was the school coordinator for an Erasmus+ project. When teaching geography, it is important for her to develop critical thinking and self-learning skills in students. She strives to help students understand global phenomena and processes, so that one day they can become active citizens.