Nadja Halilbegovich

Nadja Halilbegovich is an award-winning author, public speaker and peace activist. She is a survivor of the Bosnian War and the siege of her hometown of Sarajevo. Since her arrival to Canada in 2002, Halilbegovich has been a frequent speaker in middle schools and high schools across the country and with the pandemic, her presentations have become virtual. Her book My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary was published in 2006. Visit her website: