Mimoza Kusari-Lila is the chair of the newest political party in Kosovo, Alternativa. She is currently a Member of Kosovo Parliament, elected during parliamentarian elections of June 11, 2017.Before this, Kusari-Lila held the position of the Mayor of the municipality of Gjakova. She was elected to that position in December 2013, thus becoming the first and only woman mayor ever to be elected in Kosovo.
Mimoza Kusari-Lila served also as the Deputy Prime Minister for Economy and Minister of Trade and Industry from Feb 2011 – October 2013. She holds an MBA degree from the Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. Kusari-Lila is married and has two sons.