Marija Knežević was born in 1991 in Podgorica. She finished secondary school as a student laureate. She obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Belgrade in 2019. During her studies, she was actively engaged as a teaching demonstrator at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Belgrade. She received professional training in the field of general surgery at the Polyclinic Hospital of the University “Careggi” in Florence. Furthermore, she actively participates in scientific research. She works as a clinical doctor at the Cardiology Clinic, Department of Electrophysiology and Electrostimulation. The areas of subspecialty she is interested in are non-invasive cardiac diagnostics and therapy. She is fluent in English, Italian and German.