Reporters. Innovators. Creators. Peace-Makers.

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Anastasia Taylor-Lind
Anastasia Taylor-Lind
Photojournalist
Anastasia Taylor-Lind is an English/Swedish photojournalist who has been working for leading editorial publications all over ...
Sebastian Junger
Sebastian Junger
Journalist.Filmmaker. Pub Owner.
Sebastian Junger is the best-selling author of “WAR,” “The Perfect Storm,” “A Death in Belmont” and “Fire.” He is also the ...
Alexis Okeowo
Alexis Okeowo
Journalist
Alexis Okeowo joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2015. She is the author of “A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary ...
Daniel Beaulieu
Daniel Beaulieu
Chief Content Officer
Daniel Beaulieu is Chief Content Officer at News Deeply, an award-winning digital media company dedicated to creating ...
Heba Aly
Heba Aly
Director
Heba runs one of the world’s leading sources of original, field-based journalism about humanitarian crises. IRIN amplifies the ...
Hayes Brown
Hayes Brown
Deputy World News Editor
Hayes Brown is a Deputy World News Editor for BuzzFeed News. Prior to joining BuzzFeed News, he served as World Editor at ...
Jon Sawyer
Jon Sawyer
Founding Director
Jon Sawyer is founding director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The Center partners with major newspapers, ...
Scott Stearns
Scott Stearns
Managing Editor, Africa Division
Scott Stearns began his international career freelancing for the BBC and the Associated Press in the Liberian civil war. He ...
Robert J. Rosenthal
Robert J. Rosenthal
Executive Producer
Robert J. Rosenthal is the executive producer at The Center for Investigative Reporting. From January 2008 until May 2017 he ...
Bridget Moix
Bridget Moix
Senior US Representative and Head of Advocacy
Bridget has worked for 20 years on international peace and conflict issues, with a focus on US foreign policy. Prior to ...
Mike Jobbins
Mike Jobbins
Sr. Dir. of Partnerships & Engagement
Mike Jobbins leads public and partner engagement with Search for Common Ground, the world’s largest dedicated peacebuilding ...
Quscondy Abdulshafi
Quscondy Abdulshafi
Founder
Mohamed Abdulshafi, well known by Quscondy, was born and raised in what used to be Marie village in Central Darfur. He is ...
Christina Asquith
Christina Asquith
Founder, Editor-in-Chief
Christina Asquith is the founder and editor in chief of The Fuller Project for International Reporting; author of two ...
Laurie Hays
Laurie Hays
Executive Vice President
Laurie Hays spent 35 years as a journalist, not counting college and high school, where she majored in newspapering. She has ...
Saba Ismail
Saba Ismail
Activist, Founder
Saba Ismail is a feminist, peace activist and is working for the empowerment of young women. At the age of 15, with other ...
Vanessa Gezari
Vanessa Gezari
National Security Editor
Vanessa Gezari is national security editor at The Intercept. She has reported from four continents, nine countries, and many ...
Reza Sayah
Reza Sayah
Journalist, Filmmaker
Reza Sayah is a journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Tehran, Iran. For the past 20 years, Reza has reported for ...
Karishma Vyas
Karishma Vyas
Documentary Filmmaker, Reporter
Karishma Vyas is an Emmy-nominated Australian journalist and filmmaker who has covered conflict across South and Southeast ...
Nahal Toosi
Nahal Toosi
Reporter
Nahal (Halley) Toosi covers foreign policy and national security for POLITICO. She’s been a journalist for more than 20 years, ...
Zainab Salbi
Zainab Salbi
Activist, Editor
People Magazine named her as one of the “25 Women Changing The World,” Foreign Policy Magazine named her as one of the “100 ...
Anna Therese Day
Anna Therese Day
Reporter. Filmmaker. Founder.
Anna Therese Day is an award-winning reporter, filmmaker, and social media researcher. On the ground in the Middle East and ...
Passy Mubalama
Passy Mubalama
Founder, Executive Director
Ms. Passy Mubalama is a pro-democracy and women’s rights activist with over 7 years of experience in promoting democracy, ...
Melanie Cohen Greenberg
Melanie Cohen Greenberg
President & CEO
Melanie Cohen Greenberg is President and CEO of the Alliance for Peacebuilding. Before joining the AfP, she was the President ...
Yochi Dreazen
Yochi Dreazen
Foreign & National Security Editor
Yochi Dreazen is the foreign and national security editor of Vox.com, where he runs its coverage of national security, foreign ...
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Contributing Editor
Kem Knapp Sawyer is a contributing editor at the Pulitzer Center and director of its student fellow program. She has reported ...
Tina Rosenberg
Tina Rosenberg
Co-founder
Tina Rosenberg, a Pulitzer Center grantee, is co-writer of the New York Times Fixes column and co-founder of the Solutions ...
Jacqueline O’Neill
Jacqueline O’Neill
President
Jacqueline O’Neill is the President of Inclusive Security, a DC-based organization that increases the inclusion of women in ...
Mort Rosenblum
Mort Rosenblum
Reporter, Professor
Mort Rosenblum printed his first newspaper at 6— a pathetic biweekly—on a toy press in his bedroom in Tucson, Arizona. He ...
Kessy Martine Ekomo-Soignet
Kessy Martine Ekomo-Soignet
Community Leader
Geo-politician by training, Kessy is a community leader, peacebuilding practitioner and founder of URU, a youth-led ...