Željka Pavlović was born on 4th February 1987 in Zabok, Republic of Croatia. She finished elementary school in Samobor, enrolled in high school “Economic, Trade and Catering School Andrije Hebranga” in Samobor and finished it in 2005. During the period from 2005 until 2012 she enrolled in University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology, and graduated at the same Faculty with the theme “Service properties of short socks” (under the mentorship of Prof. Zlatko Vrljičak, PhD). After completing her studies, she has been employed at the hosiery factory “Jadran”, where she worked for 3.5 years as a technologist. In 2015 she is employed at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Textile Technology as an assistant. In 2016 she enrolled in a Doctoral study at the Faculty of Textile Technology. Her special areas of interest are engineering design and manufacturing of socks as well as analysis of the knitting machine.