Pavla (1923) was born in Ljubljana as the last child in a working-class family. She was a tiny and vivacious girl. She finished the school of economics. She changed three jobs, her favorite at TANJUG. In Belgrade, she found her life partner and that is where her first daughter was born. After five years of living there, her family returned to Ljubljana, where her second daughter was born. She loved to read and passed the bookworm gene to her daughters and grandson. She cycled and hiked a lot. Nowadays, she keeps her mental and physical condition in good shape by exercising and solving crossword puzzles.