Tanja is the CEO and Chairman of the Expert Council of the International Institute for cannabinoids. She is active in the academic sphere, lecturing microbiology, biochemistry and topics on ecology at the Faculty Alma Mater Europaea and cooperates scientifically with the Austrian College of Health and Development. She is a member of the Pomurje Academy of Arts and Sciences, Slovenian Biochemical Society, the Slovenian Association of Psychologists and is one of the founders of the society for the preservation and protection of the environment. She has extensive research experience gained in laboratories in Slovenia and abroad. Since 2013, she participates as a peer reviewer for the national competition of research projects, organized by the Association for Technical Culture of Slovenia. For her social engagement she received the Slovenian social responsibility award HORUS and is an honorary member of the social cooperative KonopKo.