Rania Abouzeid has written for TIME, the New Yorker, National Geographic, Politico, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, and a host of other publications. As a journalist with over fifteen years of experience in the Middle East, Rania Abouzeid is exceedingly familiar with the history of the region, how it impacts current events and how social and cultural conditions shape today’s news. She is a print and television journalist, fluent in Arabic, who has been honored with numerous awards including the 2015 Michael Kelly Award, the 2014 George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting, and the 2013 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism. Rania’s first book is No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria. She lives in Beirut and can be found online at raniaabouzeid.com.