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.
Kristen chick is a freelANCE JOURNALIST CURRENTLY BASED IN GERMANY. her work focuseS on migration, refugees and the effects of conflict on women. READ FULL BIO HERE.
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