Selena Sujoldzic was born and raised in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe. Due to the war, which consisted of genocide and ethnic cleansing, her family resettled to the United States as refugees in 1995. From that experience she became passionate about human right laws. She attended Wichita State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. She then moved onto law school at the University of Kansas School of Law. She is now working as an attorney at Feldmann Nagel, LLC in Denver, Colorado where she is part of the Family Law Team. She is also on the Board of Directors for the LIRS, an instructor at the LIRS Refugee and Migrant Leadership Academy, as well as an active advocate at the Refugee Congress.