Edita Miftari (1989), from Bosnia and Herzegovina is a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Clark University. She received her Bachelor's degree in Security Studies from Sarajevo University and M.A. in Gender Studies from Central European University in Budapest in 2014. Her research focuses on women's political participation, inclusive peace and security processes, and her work is closely related to Sarajevo Open Center, an NGO that has contributed to significant positive changes in the area of women's and LGBT human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Edita is a member of Women's Network of BiH, Women's Initiative for Constitutional Reforms, Women in Business Network and Peace Building Network, and has been awarded with numerous academic and professional scholarships, including fellowships of the Central European University (2013), School of Political Studies of the Council of Europe (2013), German Marshall Fund of the United States (2014), Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom and the Queen Mary University of London (2015) and the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright fellowship (2015). In 2015, Edita has co-authored a book on women's political history in post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina.