Giving to USF: Displaced by War, Driven to Learn

Sanja Djokovic joined the BDG Architects team earlier this year as an Architecture Production Associate. Like many others uprooted by conflict in their home countries and displaced as refugees, her journey led her to pursue the American Dream, with higher education an integral step. This experience brought her and four other women together to found the New American Scholarship for Women in Excellence through the USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy program. Their hope is to not only provide financial assistance, but to give exceptional young immigrant women the opportunities for mentorship through the WLP program and through others who’ve shared a similar journey.

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