Director of European Operations
Elmina Kulasic has over ten years of experience in working on genocide prevention, human rights, democracy building and public policy issues in the United States and Southeast Europe. In her previous experience, Elmina has worked with the Genocide Film Library in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovinaand as the Executive Director of the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Prior to relocating to Washington, D.C., Elmina interned at then-Senator Barack Obama’s Illinois office, and the Illinois offices of Senator Richard Durbin and Congresswoman Janice Schakowsky. Elmina holds two Master’s Degrees, an M.A. in Public Policy from the Central European University with a focus on ethnic lobbying of the European Union and the role of regional representation, and a second M.A. in Human Rights and Democracy from the University of Bologna and the University of Sarajevo, with a focus on transitional justice in the Balkan region, specifically Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Elmina has published numerous Op-Ed and academic articles on human rights and democracy. Originally from Kozarac, Bosnia and Herzegovina Elmina currently works as the Senior Advisor at the Victims and Witnesses of Genocide Association.