Is a professor and international expert in the field of cultural policy and management, the founder of the UNESCO Chair on Interculturalism, Art Management and Mediation, and an honorary friend and former President of the University of Arts, Belgrade. She is a guest lecturer at numerous universities around the world and has published 20 books and more than 200 essays, which have been translated into 18 languages. During 2006–2007, Milena was an Adviser to the Minister of Culture of Serbia and worked as an expert for a number of international organizations such as UNESCO, the European Council of Europe, and the European Cultural Foundation. In 2002, she was awarded the title of Chevalier of the Order of Palms Academies (France). The professor took part in 50 cultural policy and management projects across Europe, India, Cambodia, Arab countries, and Thailand.