Lindita Nikolla

Minister of Education and Sports

Lindita Nikolla

Ms. Lindita Nikolla was born in Tirana, on October 22 1965. She is married to Mr. Ligor Nikolla and has a daughter named Livia.

Ms. Nikolla obtained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration – Executive Government at the Albanian University, in July 2010. She completed her university degree in Maths in 1989, at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Her political engagement started in 2003. In the period between 2003 and 2006, she served as elected member of the Council of Borough No.1, Tirana. She served as the head of Borough No. 1 in Tirana for two mandates (2007- 2011 and 2011-2013). She was elected Member of the Assembly representing Tirana constituency in the elections of June 23, 2013. Ms. Nikolla is member of the Socialist Party Chairmanship since September 2007.

In 2006, she attended the National Democratic Institute (NDI) Leadership Programme in Tirana and in June 2008, she attended the Community Policing and Local Government Academy at Pittsburgh University, in the United States. Additionally, Ms. Nikolla has completed a series of training courses in school management, math teaching and women empowerment in decision-making.

Ms. Nikolla is fluent in English and has good knowledge of French and Italian.