Velma Saric


Velma Saric is a researcher, journalist, peace-building expert and human rights defender from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Velma is the Founder and President of the Post-Conflict Research Center and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Balkan Diskurs. As a researcher and producer she has worked on numerous publications and films about the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, including Uspomene 677, In the Land of Blood and Honey by Angelina Jolie, and I Came to Testify and War Redefined from the PBS series Women, War & Peace. Velma is a Columbia University fellow as part of the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship Program. In addition, she is a fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Global Post’s GroundTruth Project.

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