When the Bosnian War started in 1992 Tijana Dwight was 15 years old and living in Sarajevo. She was uprooted from her home, spent two years in a refugee camp in Slovenia, and ultimately moved to Los Gatos, CA. Her refugee journey reflects her positive perspective, self-reliance, and love of all math classes. Hear about her experience volunteering at a refugee camp in Greece in 2017 and gather ideas for how to support refugees today.
Tijana Dwight lives in Santa Clara, CA with her husband and two children. She spent 13 years at PayPal in Large Enterprise Product Marketing and is currently focusing on her family during their children’s most precious years.