ALEX POTTER is a photographer and a journalist living in the Middle East.  Read Full Bio here. View her work here.  Mentorship Beat: Yemen, Arabic, Middle East.

ALEX POTTER is a photographer and a journalist living in the Middle East. 
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here
Mentorship Beat: Yemen, Arabic, Middle East.

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.

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.

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.

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.


JENAN MOUSSA is a journalist based in Dubai, covering the Middle East and terrorism. Read Full Bio here. View her work here.  Mentorship Beat: Middle East.

JENAN MOUSSA is a journalist based in Dubai, covering the Middle East and terrorism.
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here
Mentorship Beat: Middle East.

JESSICA HATCHER-MOORE is a writer. Her work primarily covers conflict and crisis in East Africa. Read Full Bio here. View her work here.  Mentorship Beat: Germany, East Africa, Conflict Reporting.

JESSICA HATCHER-MOORE is a writer. Her work primarily covers conflict and crisis in East Africa.
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here
Mentorship Beat: Germany, East Africa, Conflict Reporting.

Allison Joyce is a photojournalist based between Mumbai, India and Dhaka, bangladesh.  READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE.  MENTORSHIP BEAT: Human rights and gender issues.

Allison Joyce is a photojournalist based between Mumbai, India and Dhaka, bangladesh. 
READ FULL BIO HERE.
VIEW HER WORK HERE
MENTORSHIP BEAT: Human rights and gender issues.

HIBA DLEWATI IS AN ASSOCIATE IN THE MIDDLE EAST REGION. READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Syrian Diaspora.

HIBA DLEWATI IS AN ASSOCIATE IN THE MIDDLE EAST REGION.
READ FULL BIO HERE.
VIEW HER WORK HERE.
MENTORSHIP BEAT: Syrian Diaspora.


MAC MCCLELLAND is an author and an award-winning journalist. Read Full Bio here. View her work here.  Mentorship Beat: Careers, Tackling trauma, Haiti.

MAC MCCLELLAND is an author and an award-winning journalist.
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here
Mentorship Beat: Careers, Tackling trauma, Haiti.

Katie Nelson is a journalist covering human rights, global health and accountability issues in East Africa. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: East Africa.

Katie Nelson is a journalist covering human rights, global health and accountability issues in East Africa.
VIEW HER WORK HERE.
MENTORSHIP BEAT: East Africa.

VALERIE PLESCH is a photojournalIst living in Kosovo and has covered Afghanistan. Read Full Bio here. View her work here. Mentorship Beat: The Balkans, multimedia.

VALERIE PLESCH is a photojournalIst living in Kosovo and has covered Afghanistan.
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here.
Mentorship Beat: The Balkans, multimedia.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.   

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

HAYA FATIMA IQBAL is a documentary filmmaker and journalist based in Pakistan. Read Full Bio here. View her work here.  Mentorship Beat: film making.  

HAYA FATIMA IQBAL is a documentary filmmaker and journalist based in Pakistan.
Read Full Bio here.
View her work here
Mentorship Beat: film making.


 


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.  

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.

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.

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.

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.  

alessandria masi is journalist based in the middle east. She is the managing editor with @Syriadeeply.
mentorship beat: Lebanon.
 

Nadia sussman is a multimedia journalist based in brazil.  READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Video Reporting.

Nadia sussman is a multimedia journalist based in brazil. 
READ FULL BIO HERE.
VIEW HER WORK HERE.

MENTORSHIP BEAT: Video Reporting.

sulome anderson is a journalist and author based in new york and beirut, lebanon. VIEW HER WORK HERE. mentorship beat: Lebanon.  

sulome anderson is a journalist and author based in new york and beirut, lebanon.
VIEW HER WORK HERE.
mentorship beat: Lebanon.

 

nermeen shaikh is a broadcast news producer and co-host aT democracy now! mentorship beat: Consultant, film.

nermeen shaikh is a broadcast news producer and co-host aT democracy now!
mentorship beat: Consultant, film.


sahar habib ghazi is the managing editor at global voices. read full bio here. view her work here. MENTORSHIP BEAT: Journalism. 

sahar habib ghazi is the managing editor at global voices.
read full bio here.
view her work here.
MENTORSHIP BEAT: Journalism. 

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.

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.

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.  

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.

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.

Jeta Xharra is the co founder of BIRN and longtime journalist based out of kosovo.
Mentorship beat: shattering walls in systems.

Priyanka Borpujari is an independent journalist based in India. READ FULL BIO HERE. VIEW HER WORK HERE. MENTORSHIP BEAT: human rights and politics in india.

Priyanka Borpujari is an independent journalist based in India.
READ FULL BIO HERE.
VIEW HER WORK HERE.
MENTORSHIP BEAT: human rights and politics in india.

Danielle Preiss is a print and radio journalist based in Kathmandu, nepal. MENTORSHIP BEAT: nepal, Early career guidance.

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.

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.  

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.