Nejra Sumic is the National Field Organizer with We Are All America where she helps organize refugee leaders across the country.
Nejra is a former refugee, who was forced to flee from her home country of Bosnia and Herzegovina. After a long and dangerous journey, Nejra and her family were granted asylum as refugees into the United States. They were able to overcome a great deal of adversity, including adapting to a new culture and building a new life. Nejra received her Bachelor’s in Psychology at Arizona State University and a Master’s in Public Administration at Western International University. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Bosnian, and several other dialects. She has worked at various human rights organizations over the years. Nejra is the most passionate in advocating for refugees because they are helping shape our nation’s history of inclusion, bringing rich cultural diversity, and contributing to our communities.