Tatjana Latinović

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Tatjana Latinović was born in Osijek, Croatia. She has lived in Reykjavik, Iceland since 1994. She studied English and German language and literature in Croatia and Icelandic language and literature in Iceland. She is a VP of Intellectual Property at Össur, international medical device company headquartered in Iceland, and is a member of a number of intellectual property institutions, such as the Icelandic Technology Transfer Office. She is also a human rights activist, focusing on immigration and gender issues. She co-founded W.O.M.E.N. in Iceland in 2003, the first NGO representing immigrant women in Iceland. She also chaired the Immigration Council at the Ministry of Social Welfare of the Republic of Iceland for many years. In May 2019, she was elected President of the Organization for Women's Rights in Iceland, founded in 1907.

Her first translation from Icelandic was published in 2005. Since then, she has translated fifteen titles from Icelandic into Croatian and Serbian, including the collection of poems ‘The Polar Circus’ by Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir, the novels ‘The Blue Fox’ and ‘Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was’ by Sjón, ‘Space Angels’ by Einar Már Guðmundsson and ‘Hotel Silence by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir.