Lynn Walsh is an Emmy award-winning Investigative journalist at NBC. She is also the National President of SPJ. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: FOIa, investigative journalism.
Dr. Emily jane o'dell is a professor and independent journalist in the Sultanate of Oman. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship beat: Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, Refugees, Cultural Heritage, Health, Personal Essays, Op-Eds.
HWAIDA SAAD is a reporter with the New York Times and has covered Iraq, Syria and Jordan. Mentorship Beat: Syria, Middle East, Conflict Reporting.
JANINE DI GIOVANNI is an author, award-winning foreign correspondent and current Middle East editor at Newsweek. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: War Correspondence, Careers.
SABA EITIZAZ is a journalist with BBC based in Pakistan. She has covered some of the most difficult stories in Pakistan that revolve around security, social and civic life in the country. Mentorship Beat: Pakistan, online harasment.
SHAHEEN PASHA is an assistant professor of international journalism at UMass Amherst. Mentorship Beat: Business reporting, how to pitch.
SORAYA CHEMALY is the Director of the Women's Media Center Speech Project. VIEW HER WORK HERE. Mentorship Beat: Gender and its role in journalism.
Amber Rahim Shamsi is an award winning journalist and news anchor based in pakistan. Mentorship Beat: pakistan, career.
JAY NEWTON-SMALL is a Time Magazine correspondent and the author of “Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works.” Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Careers.
Rohini Mohan is an award winning author and journalist from India. She writes about environment, politics and human rights is South Asia. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship Beat: India.
DANIELLE VILLASANA is a photojournalist whose documentary work focuses on women, identity, human rights and health. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Photography.
NIKITA SAXENA IS AN AWARD WINNING JOURNALIST AND EDITOR AT INDIA BEST KNOWN LITERARY AND POLITICS MAGAZINE THE CARAVAN. View her work here. MENTORSHIP BEAT: INDIA, EDITING.
MANSI CHOKSI is a writer based in New York reporting on gender, crime, pop-culture and the politics of opportunity. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: reporting.
SMITA SHARMA is an independent photojournalist based between Delhi, Kolkata and New York focusing primarily on gender violence and human rights issues. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Photography.
AMNA NAWAZ is an award winning journalist based in New York. she is now one of the main anchors and producers at ABC news. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Photography.
ALEXIS GELBER is an award-winning editor and journalist with experience in digital and print media. A longtime top editor at Newsweek, and founding Books Editor of The Daily Beast. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Editing.
NEHA DIXIT is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India. She covers politics, gender and social Justice in South Asia. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: politics, gender and social Justice.
Valerie Hopkins is a journalist based in kosovo working for the balkan investigative reporting network as well as freelancing for various publications. read full bio here. view her work here. mentorship beat: The Balkans.
Kiran Nazish is a journalist and former journalism professor. She spents her teens and early twenties as a rights and democracy activist. mentorship beat: Pakistan, Turkey, Plumbing the world.
Gelareh Kiazand is a film maker based in the middle east. She has mainly documented iran and afghanistan, working on projects with news media and hollywood. mentorship beat: Iran, Afghanistan.
alessandria masi is journalist based in the middle east. She is the managing editor with @Syriadeeply. mentorship beat: Lebanon.
maria de la Guardia is a photo and video journalist based in afghanistan covering conflict and disasters with a humanitarian focus. READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Afghanistan.
sima diab IS A SYRIAN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER WHO HAS COVERED SOCIAL CONDITIONS IN THE ARAB WORLD INCLUDING THE AFFECTS OF THE UNREST IN SYRIA SINCE 2013. READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Egypt, migration & Syrian diaspora.
Sara Farid is an independent photo and film journalist, based in pakistan. Mentorship beat: Film and photo, Pakistan.
Ayesha Tanzeem is a television journalist, having been in this field for more than a decade, She's reported from Pakistan, USA and Afghanistan. read full bio here. view her work here. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Afghanistan, Pakistan.
Jeta Xharra is the co founder of BIRN and longtime journalist based out of kosovo. Mentorship beat: shattering walls in systems.
Danielle Preiss is a print and radio journalist based in Kathmandu, nepal. MENTORSHIP BEAT: nepal, Early career guidance.
Laura Pitel is a freelance journalist based in Ankara, the Turkish capital. She covers Turkish politics and society, the economy, foreign policy and Syrian refugees. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship Beat: Turkey
jill langlois is a freelANCE JOURNALIST CURRENTLY BASED IN brazil. she is also helping the coalition compile resources for fellow journalists. read full bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: Brazil
Shelly Kittleson is a journalist specializing in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Her work has been published in several international, US and Italian media outlets. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship Beat: Conflict Reporting
Beth Murphy is an American documentary director, producer and author who founded the film production company Principle Pictures and is the director of GroundTruth Films. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship beat: afghanistan and filmmaking
Lauren Bohn is The GroundTruth Project’s Middle East correspondent and Editor at Large, based in Istanbul. Read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship beat: Middle East, Gender, Development
Amanda Sperber is a foreign correspondent based in East Africa and contributor to Al Jazeera English, Foreign Policy, Glamour, and the Guardian, among others. read full bio here. view her work here. Mentorship beat: Kenya
Ilana Panich-Linsman is a photojournalist based in Austin, Texas. Her work focuses on women, human rights, youth culture, immigration, and health. read full bio here. view her work here.
Sophie Cousins is a health journalist based in South Asia. Her work focuses on the systems that perpetuate gender inequality and the impact this has on women's and girls' health. Read full bio here. Mentorship beat: health, South asia
MEGAN O’TOOLE IS A JOURNALIST BASED IN CANADA AND THE MIDDLE EAST WHOSE REPORTING FOCUSES ON LAW, POLITICS, CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS. view her work here. MENTORSHIP BEAT: CANADA, MIDDLE EAST, CAREERS
Charlotte Alfred is managing editor of Refugees Deeply, based in Beirut. She has worked on documentaries for PBS Frontline, including Egypt in Crisis. Read full bio here. View her work here. mentorship beat: refugees, migration. Lebanon and Palestine