Zlata Filipovic grew up under one of the longest sieges in modern-day history in her native city of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Hear the heartbreaking story of her wartime childhood, the publication of her diary, and how they led to her current engagement with human rights and storytelling.
Zlata is the author of the international bestseller "Zlata’s Diary", the co-editor of "Stolen Voices: Young People’s War Diaries form WWI to Iraq," and a documentary filmmaker. She speaks around the world about her experiences and has worked with organizations such as the Anne Frank House, United Nations and UNICEF.
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