Rania Abouzeid

journalist and New America fellow

Rania Abouzeid is a New America fellow and independent journalist based in Beirut, where she contributes to The New Yorker. She has reported from the Middle East and South Asia for over fifteen years for publications including TIME magazine, Foreign Affairs, National Geographic, Politico, and other outlets, both print and television. She is the recipient of the 2015 Michael Kelly Award, the 2014 George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting, and the 2013 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism among other honors, which include fellowships at the European Council on Foreign Relations and Columbia University’s Dart Center. Abouzeid is working on her first book, to be published by Norton, about the Syrian uprising.

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