Nicholas Kristof is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times covering Human rights, women’s rights, health,  and global affairs.  He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his coverage of Tiananmen Square and the genocide in Darfur, in addition to many humanitarian awards. He is the author of several books including A Path Appears and Half the Sky, a No. 1 best seller. 

Nicholas Kristof is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times covering Human rights, women’s rights, health,  and global affairs.  He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his coverage of Tiananmen Square and the genocide in Darfur, in addition to many humanitarian awards. He is the author of several books including A Path Appears and Half the Sky, a No. 1 best seller. 

Jodi Kantor is a reporter for The New York Times and the author of best seller, The Obama’s, an insightful look at the transformation into President and First Lady. She is the co-author of Refugees Welcome, a yearlong series about everyday Canadians adopting Syrian refugees. Kantor is a contributor to CBS This Morning and the recipient of the 2012 Feminist Press Award for Insight. 

Jodi Kantor is a reporter for The New York Times and the author of best seller, The Obama’s, an insightful look at the transformation into President and First Lady. She is the co-author of Refugees Welcome, a yearlong series about everyday Canadians adopting Syrian refugees. Kantor is a contributor to CBS This Morning and the recipient of the 2012 Feminist Press Award for Insight. 

DAVID ROHDE is an author and an investigative reporter with Thomson Reuters. He won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1996 for his coverage of the Srebrenica massacre. He has also served as the co-chief of the New York Times’ South Asia bureau, and shared a second Pulitzer Prize for the Times’ 2009 team coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. 

DAVID ROHDE is an author and an investigative reporter with Thomson Reuters. He won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1996 for his coverage of the Srebrenica massacre. He has also served as the co-chief of the New York Times’ South Asia bureau, and shared a second Pulitzer Prize for the Times’ 2009 team coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. 

ALEXIS GELBER is an award-winning journalist. A longtime top editor at Newsweek, and founding Books Editor of The Daily Beast. Gelber has been an Adjunct Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute since 2010. She also hosts a lecture series on innovations in international journalism for NYU’s Center for Global Affairs.

ALEXIS GELBER is an award-winning journalist. A longtime top editor at Newsweek, and founding Books Editor of The Daily Beast. Gelber has been an Adjunct Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute since 2010. She also hosts a lecture series on innovations in international journalism for NYU’s Center for Global Affairs.

 
 

Kathy Gannon is a legend, author of several books, and master of reporting. She has been awarded the IWMF Courage in Journalism and Edward R. Murrow fellowship. bringing insight From her decades of experience, She teaches us how to return and do our best. 

Kathy Gannon is a legend, author of several books, and master of reporting. She has been awarded the IWMF Courage in Journalism and Edward R. Murrow fellowship. bringing insight From her decades of experience, She teaches us how to return and do our best. 

Janine Di Giovanni is an author, Award winning foreign correspondent and current middle east editor at newsweek. she is a regular contributor to vanity fair, granta, the new york times and the guardian.   

Janine Di Giovanni is an author, Award winning foreign correspondent and current middle east editor at newsweek. she is a regular contributor to vanity fair, granta, the new york times and the guardian. 

 

KATI MARTON is an award-winning journalist and author. a former NPR and ABC News correspondent. She is The author of True Believer: Stalin's American Spy; Enemies of the People: My Family’s Journey to America, and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. 

KATI MARTON is an award-winning journalist and author. a former NPR and ABC News correspondent. She is The author of True Believer: Stalin's American SpyEnemies of the People: My Family’s Journey to America, and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. 

Farahnaz Ispahani served as a Member of Parliament and Media Advisor to the President of Pakistan from 2008-2012. In Parliament she focused on the issues of terrorism, human rights, gender based violence, minority rights and U.S. -Pakistan relations.  She is the author of the book (Oxford University Press 2017 ) Purifying The Land of The Pure: The History of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities.

Farahnaz Ispahani served as a Member of Parliament and Media Advisor to the President of Pakistan from 2008-2012. In Parliament she focused on the issues of terrorism, human rights, gender based violence, minority rights and U.S. -Pakistan relations.  She is the author of the book (Oxford University Press 2017 ) Purifying The Land of The Pure: The History of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities.


Ece Temelkuran is a Turkish journalist, political commentator and author of numerous books. She was twice named Turkey’s “most read political columnist.” She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Pen for Peace Award and Turkish Journalist of the Year. 

Ece Temelkuran is a Turkish journalist, political commentator and author of numerous books. She was twice named Turkey’s “most read political columnist.” She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Pen for Peace Award and Turkish Journalist of the Year. 

Raza Rumi is a Pakistani columnist, policy analyst, author and journalist. His work has been published in Foreign Policy, Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Diplomat, among others. He manages the blog Pak Tea House, a platform for young writers and activists.

Raza Rumi is a Pakistani columnist, policy analyst, author and journalist. His work has been published in Foreign Policy, Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Diplomat, among others. He manages the blog Pak Tea House, a platform for young writers and activists.

DALE MAHARIDGE is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. 

DALE MAHARIDGE is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. 

Suzy Hansen is a mentorship advisor with the coalition. She is a longtime journalist based in Turkey and has written for the new york times, vogue, The new republic and the atlantic. 

Suzy Hansen is a mentorship advisor with the coalition. She is a longtime journalist based in Turkey and has written for the new york times, vogue, The new republic and the atlantic


shaheen pasha is an advisor for mentorship. She is a journalism professor at UMASS Amherst . Pasha has worked as the middle east editor and correspondent at reuters and CNN.

shaheen pasha is an advisor for mentorship. She is a journalism professor at UMASS Amherst . Pasha has worked as the middle east editor and correspondent at reuters and CNN.

jay newton-small is a journalist and author of Broad influence. she recently co-founded a visionary project called memory well, which bridges journalism and caregiving.

jay newton-small is a journalist and author of Broad influence. she recently co-founded a visionary project called memory well, which bridges journalism and caregiving.

soraya chemaly is a writer and activist whose work focuses on the role of gender in culture, politics, religion and media. She is the director of the womens media center speech project and organizer of the safety and free speech coalition. 

soraya chemaly is a writer and activist whose work focuses on the role of gender in culture, politics, religion and media. She is the director of the womens media center speech project and organizer of the safety and free speech coalition. 

COURTNEY RADSCH is the Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect Journalists, a researcher and a free expression advocate. She has also worked for Al-Arabiya in Dubai, the Daily Star in Lebanon, and The New York Times.

COURTNEY RADSCH is the Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect Journalists, a researcher and a free expression advocate. She has also worked for Al-Arabiya in Dubai, the Daily Star in Lebanon, and The New York Times.