Zrinka Bralo is Chief Executive of Migrants Organise – community organising platform for migrants and refugees acting for justice. Zrinka is a refugee from Sarajevo (Bosnia), where she was a journalist and where she worked with leading war correspondents during the siege in the 90’s. She is a founder of the Women on the Move Awards to recognize achievement of migrant and refugee women and winner of the 2011 Voices of Courage Award by the Women’s Refugee Commission in New York. She joined their Board in 2012.
Zrinka successfully campaigned to end immigration detention of children currently campaigns to end indefinite immigration detention. In September 2015 she became founding Chair of the National Refugee Welcome Board, which is now developing community sponsorship visa scheme to ensure sanctuary for additional 50,000 Syrian refugees. She is also founding Trustee of the Bridge of Peace, reconciliation charity supporting young people working for peace in North Bosnia, in towns were notorious concentration camps were discovered during the 90’s war and children are growing up in the shadow of the worst atrocities committed in Europe since WW2.
Zrinka holds MSc in Media and Communications from London School of Economics and is 2014 Churchill Fellow.