Jasmina Bojic was born and raised in the former Yugoslavia. She attended law school in that country and soon thereafter became a well-known radio and television reporter. At Stanford, Jasmina teaches documentary filmmaking with a focus on human rights issues and is Executive Director of the CAMERA AS WITNESS (CAW) Program at the School of Education. She has been working as a journalist more than twenty-five years, covering many political and cultural events, including the Academy Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Golden Globe and Spirit Awards, interviewing noted world politicians, scientists, directors, producers and actors. Ms. Bojic has served on juries at many international film festivals and has extensive connections with filmmakers and the film industry worldwide. She has worked as a producer/director on several documentaries and TV Programs dealing with human rights issues. In 1997, she conceptualized and organized one of the oldest international documentary film festivals in the US UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival) at Stanford University, which became Traveling Film Festival in year 2000.
SHREI laid the foundation for Stanford Global Studies' new and thematically broadened community college partnership, Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC). EPIC focuses on strengthening the internationalization of curricula and the professionalization of language instruction at community colleges and K-12 institutions and includes the following programs for community college instructors:
For information on future workshops, symposia, and fellows programs, visit EPIC at https://sgs.stanford.edu/programs-centers/community-engagement.