Ms. Lauren Bohn is an independent journalist and social entrepreneur. Formerly she was the Editorial Director of YES! Media, a solutions journalism magazine in Seattle and The GroundTruth Project’s inaugural digital editor and Middle East correspondent. She was one of the first women columnists at Foreign Policy magazine and co-founded Foreign Policy Interrupted, an award-winning initiative dedicated to amplifying female voices in foreign policy. 

She’s also the co-founder of SchoolCycle, a United Nations Foundation campaign in Malawi and Guatemala to provide bikes for adolescent girls to get to school. She’s the founding assistant editor of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs in Egypt, where she was a Fulbright fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee. 

She’s a 2020 fellow in New America's International Security program, a 2018 Atlantic Council Millennium fellow and was named a 2017 Rising Talent by the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society. She was a 2012 Overseas Press Club fellow in Jerusalem with the Associated Press, and a 2013 and 2014 UN Foundation Press fellow. A finalist for a 2012 Livingston Award, she’s reported from Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain, Syria, Iraq, the U.A.E., Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon, Jordan, Zambia, Malawi, Nigeria, Guinea, South Africa, El Salvador, Guatemala, Brazil, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. 

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