Dr. Svetlana Broz will be speaking on Educating for Civil Courage: The Challenge of the Former Yugoslavia. Svetlana Broz is a Bosnian–Serbian author and physician who is a former cardiologist. She is the granddaughter of the late former Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. She graduated from the Belgrade Medical School in 1980 and served as a cardiologist at the Military Medical Academy (VMA) from 1981 to 1999, and volunteered her services at the outbreak of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992 in the atrocity zones.
Isobel Coleman is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York, where she directs CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, & Democracy program. Her areas of expertise include the political economy of the Middle East, democratization, civil society, economic development, educational reform and gender issues.