“We came, most of us, with all the money that our parents could spare… Americans don’t get as much about immigrants, that when you’re coming, that’s it… it has to work.” – Jelena Mirkovic
Episode 3! She went to “trade school” but ended up in research. Hear how a key mentor showed her the way. Also, she went to university in Belgrade during the Yugoslav War of 1990s. Hear Jelena Mirkovic’s story of her origins in the former Yugaslavia to her immigration to the United States. Plus a lot of advice!
Part 3 of 4 parts in the Yugoslavia segment of this podcast.
The guide for this episode, and more information about the three narrators is available at the podcast website: http://csimmigrant.org/