Iva Bjelinski Radić was born in 1987 in Šibenik. In 2012 she graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb with magna cum laude honors. During her studies she was awarded the Dean's Award for the success in studying (in 2008) and Special Rector's Award for the success in the regional student Moot Court competition in the human rights field (in 2009). From March 2012 unitl September 2014 she worked as law trainee at the Law firm Glinska & Mišković Ltd in Zagreb. She passed the Croatian Bar exam in January 2014.
Since September 2014 she has works as a research and teaching assistant at the Department of Labour and Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, where she is enrolled in the PhD programme in EU law. She is academic mentor of the Group for protection of workers' rights in the Legal Clinic of the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. She is proficient user in English (C2) and independent user in German (B2).