Delfa Kosić Papić
Delfa Papić, was born in Osijek and lives in Salzburg. is the first Croatian woman to stand as a candidate for the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP). Delfa studied communications at the Faculty for Culture and Social Sciences in Salzburg, Austria. She is the former president of the Croatian Media Association “Lijepa naša” and was a spokesperson for the Croatian Cultural and Artistic Association “Croatian Dream” from Salzburg. In 2010, Delfa was nominated for the prestigious award Večernjakova domovnica in the entertainment category. In 2009 she was named one of the top three High Potential emerging talents by the daily Kurir. Until 2014 she was the director of the largest private Institute of Education in Austria. after which she entered politics where she leads the committee for women’s affairs where she advocates for the advancement of women in society.