Latin America Bureau Chief at The Globe and Mail
Media Production | Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil, BR
Veteran foreign correspondent currently covering South and Central America from a base in Brazil for Canada's national newspaper. Recently concluded five years as South Asia correspondent, covering India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, with a focus on economic and political development, and gender inequity. Former correspondent in Africa, with a focus on the AIDS pandemic; and in the MidEast. Author of three books of narrative non-fiction - on AIDS in Africa; art history; and women in the space race. Reporting focuses on issues of social justice; gender; economic and social development; inequities and exclusion; war and conflict; public health. Seven-time winner of Canada's National Newspaper Award; four time winner of the Amnesty International Media Award for human rights reporting; two-time winner of the CMA Award for public health reporting. Winner of the PEN 'Courage' Prize, and three National Magazine Awards.