Author: sarah mcgowan

Nora Maccoby

nora maccoby

Nora Maccoby was born in Mexico City and grew up in Washington D.C. where she graduated from The Sidwell Friends School. She received a BA in Theater from Oberlin College and an MFA in Film Directing from The American Film

Caitlin Sislin

caitlin sislin

Caitlin Sislin is an American environmental advocate based in Berkeley, California and the Advocacy Director with Women’s Earth Alliance, where she developed and facilitates the Sacred Earth Advocacy Network, a legal and policy advocacy network supporting indigenous women environmental justice

In Search of the American Dream: Interview with Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes

by Sarah McGowan – USA – If you’re one of the millions of Americans affected by the credit crunch – unemployed, uninsured and unsure of your future, or working yourself to death just to live – Shannon Hayes’ book Radical

Jessica Simon

jessica simon

Jessica Simon studies Arabic and democracy development in the Middle East at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. She will graduate in May 2010 and hopes to eventually work for the State Department’s Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs in

Rachel Meyer

Rachel Meyer is a writer and licensed social worker who works within the California Juvenile Justice System. Rachel has been involved with the peace movement and has worked on various social justice issues throughout her career. She writes with this

Wazhmah Osman

Wazhmah Osman is a Social Science Research Council Fellow, currently completing her dissertation fieldwork in Afghanistan. She is a PhD candidate at New York University’s Media, Culture, and Communication program. Wazhmah earned a Masters degree in Near Eastern Studies from

Compassion, Courage and Hope: Creating Peace in the New Year

by Sarah McGowan Features & Photo Editor, The WIP I was called a prostitute, I was called a thief…I was called all sorts of names, but none of the newspapers came to call me defender of children’s rights. Very ironic

Miaad A. Hassan

miaad hassan

Miaad A. Hassan A native of Iraq, and recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, Miaad earned her Master’s Degree at the Monterey Institute of International Policy Studies, California, USA, specializing in Conflict Resolution and International Negotiations. Maintaining special interest in the

Deborah K. Cruze

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Deborah K. Cruze is a bioethicist currently serving as a Program Associate in Health Sciences and Ethics at the Center for Ethics, Emory University in Atlanta. Originally from Nebraska, she began her career as an assistant attorney general in Arizona

Emel Baştürk Akca

emel basturk akca

Dr. Emel Baştürk Akca was born in Ankara, Turkey and graduated from Ankara University with a Master’s in Faculty of Communication. She earned her doctorate degree in Journalism from the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Ege (Aegean).