August 15, 1986
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Title||Miss World Canada 2004|
| Miss World Canada 2004 (winner)|
Miss World 2004
Tijana Petković (Serbian Cyrillic : Тијана Петковић; born August 15, 1986), née Tijana Arnautović, is Bosnian Canadian beauty pageant contestant and model who won the title of Miss Canada in 2004 and represented her country in Miss World 2004.
Arnautović was born in Konjic, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia, where the family lived until the Bosnian War. Her family fled and stayed in Belgrade, Serbia before arriving in Canada in 1994 when Arnautović was seven years old.
In 2004, then a Carleton University student, Arnautović was named Miss World Canada.
Tijana worked as Business Development Manager for Ominiglobe Business Solutions and most recently she was welcomed to a new role with German international company TITUS where she is employed as German Account Executive.
Once moved to Canada Tiјana was active in the local Serbian community as a volunteer. After she was crowned as Miss Canada in 2004 Tiјana dedicated her time to promote youth leadership and community engagement. Tiјana founded and led The International Diaspora Youth Leadership Conference from 2009 to 2011.
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