Association for psycho-social support and better future „Progres“, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Azra completed MSc in Psychology at the University of Sarajevo in 2011. In 2007 she spontaneously took part in a peace program in Sarajevo, supported by Wings of Hope Germany. This experience introduced her to the importance of dialogue and reconciliation work within youth in Bosnia and Herecegovina, as well as the region. Her interest for this subject grow while she met and exchanged important insights with other yound adults across the country. Through coming years Azra commited her self to volounteer work and youth activism in B&H. Since 2012 she is a team memeber of Association „Progres“ in Sarajevo where she works as project manager for Youth and Peace field. Azra is also educating her self in the psychotherapy field.
Summer Academy for Intercultural Dialogue is part of her life and now, also work, since 2009. She believes that specific group of participants gathered around SAiD idea every year is what makes this project uniqe and efficient. Intensive, well structured program and the group is what keeps every single participant attached and this context likely to creat a change, cogintive, emotional and at its end behavioral too. She sees empowering youth as long term goal that requires responsibility, effort and commitment.