Public speaking

Moderator of panel on refugee reporting at the Brooklyn Book Festival; also filmed on C-Span, September 17, 2017


I Am Not Who They Think I Am” film premiere, panelist at ICTJ, New York, February 2, 2017

Investigating and Reporting on Sexual Violence in Conflict,” panelist at The Frontline Club, London, November 16, 2016

Speaker at The Carter Center on how we sustain attention to painful issues like rape in war, Atlanta, April 20, 2016

My body is not a battleground: the arts, sexual violence and human rights in the DRC,” panelist at Emory University, Atlanta, April 19, 2016

Gave testimony before the UK House of Lords on sexualized violence in conflict and threats faced by human rights defenders, November 3, 2015

Human Rights and Wars,” speaker in Turin, Italy, May 22, 2015

Research, Reporting and Advocacy: New Opportunities and Challenges Facing Public Scholars,” panelist at The Carter Center, Atlanta, September 16, 2014

“Sexual Violence and Conflict in Syria,” panelist at Emory University, Atlanta, September 15, 2014

“Trauma, Tragedy, & Conflict,” moderator of panel at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism‘s “Conversations in Journalism,” New York, April 5, 2014 (above, photo by Ye Ming)

(No) Spring for Women? Political Transition and Sexual Violence: Examples from the Arab countries,” speaker on Syria at Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin, December  12-13, 2013

“Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War,” panelist at NYU School of Law, New York, November 25, 2013

“The Other Red Line: Sexualized Violence in Syria and Beyond,” keynote speaker at Emory University’s Institute for Developing Nations, November 19, 2013

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“Tracking sexualized violence in Syria,” panelist at the Global Convening to End Mass Atrocities, Istanbul, June 20, 2013

Speaker on two panels at the International Journalism Festival, Perugia, Italy, April 24-28, 2013

Safety of Women Journalists,” speaker at the United Nations as part of a panel by UNESCO for the 57th Commission on the Status of Women, New York, March 6, 2013

Feminicidio y nuevas formas de guerra: representación mediática ética y política,” keynote speaker at a conference on femicide sponsored by Asociación de Mujeres de Guatemala AMG, Madrid, February 17-20, 2013 (photo below)

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Sexual Violence in the Recent Conflicts in Libya & Syria,” panelist at University of Toronto Faculty of Law symposium, Toronto, February 8, 2013

Global sexualized violence: From epidemiology to action,” co-host/moderator of daylong symposium at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, New York, January 25, 2013

Witnessing Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future,” panelist at The Paley Center for Media, New York, December 11, 2012

Preventing sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict situations,” speaker presenting WMC’s Women Under Siege’s mapping of rape in Syria to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, G8 ambassadors, UN and global NGO representatives, at Wilton Park, UK, November 14, 2012

Discussion on suffering of Syrian women,” keynote speaker for National Press Club panel sponsored by the Syrian Expatriates Organization, Washington, October 5, 2012

Charting the global women’s rights agenda,” moderator at Amnesty’s “XX Factor,” Washington, October 4, 2012

Is it possible to stop rape in conflict?” moderator for the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict, featuring three Nobel Prize laureates, New York, September 24, 2012 (photo above)

Testimony on WMC’s Women Under Siege’s findings on rape in Syria, at the United Nations, New York, July 18, 2012 (photo above)

Safeguarding Democracy: Innovations in Human Rights & Technology,” panelist at Netroots Nation, Providence, June 9, 2012

Wireless activism,” panelist at CTIA Wireless 2012, New Orleans, May 9, 2012

Innovations in Gathering and Sharing News,” panelist, sponsored by IREX at UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day, Tunis, May 4, 2012

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