Welcome Alma!

EIHR is proud to welcome Alma Zero to our staff!

Alma works closely with EIHR Deputy ED Kim Klett on our research and development of programming in Bosnia and Herzegovina, work she continues as our Education Coordinator there. We first met Alma at the EIHR Education Summit in Jahorina in 2015, and she has been a key member of our collaborative team ever since.

Alma, center with sign, at the EIHR Education Summit in Jahorina, 2015

Alma, center with sign, at the EIHR Education Summit in Jahorina, 2015

A little background:

Alma Žero was born and educated in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she earned her M.A. in English Language and Literature at the University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy. For the past ten years, she has worked as an EFL teacher in several Sarajevo schools and NGOs on communication and creative learning with multi-leveled learners, and participated in various projects on youth engagement, conflict resolution, and human rights education. As of 2017, she is a Museum Teacher Fellow at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and a PhD candidate in the Teacher Education and Education Sciences program at the Faculty of Education in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She currently teaches at the University of Sarajevo, Department of English Language and Literature, and continues to explore her interests in education policy, foreign language teaching, teacher training, and peace education.

We’re lucky to have you with us, Alma!