Ms. Kotlyar joined CVT in early 2011 and brings to her role skills in project coordination, significant knowledge of planning expatriate assignments, strong commitment to international human rights, and advanced language skills in French and Spanish. Previously she worked for Plus Relocation Services as an international relocation counselor and as a research assistant for the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces.
Ms. Lewison has been on the international services team since 2002. She is responsible for project logistics, deployment of expatriate staff and coordinating daily operations of current programs in Northern Uganda and the European Union-funded project with torture treatment centers in Kenya, Cameroon, Uganda and the University of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Previously she served as a client services coordinator and research assistant at CVT from March 1996. Ms.
She distorted her posture to hide her physical scars caused by unspeakable torture and rape in her hometown in Iraq.
At our healing center in Amman, Jordan, Laela received counseling and physical therapy to address her emotional and physical pain. Soon Laela emerged from her deep depression and began to smile again.
When he was in middle school he already felt like he lived through enough to fill a small library – a library of books that would be very painful for most adults to read. Alen survived one of the worst massacres in Bosnia before escaping to the United States with his family.