Dr. Amra Sabic-El-Rayess is a Survivor of the Bosnian Genocide. She grew up in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After surviving ethnic cleansing and more than 1,100 days under the Serbs’ military siege, she emigrated to the United States in 1996. By December 1999, she earned a BA in Economics from Brown University. Later, she obtained two Master’s degrees and a Doctorate from Columbia University. She is the author with Laura Sullivan of The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival. Watch the video here.