Politico Magazine, January 21, 2018
“He never thought he would get it,” remembers Melissa Fleming, a senior adviser to Antonio Guterres, the affable, cerebral head of the United Nations. In the fall of 2016, most in the cloistered world of international diplomacy thought the U.N. was about to choose its first woman as secretary general, weeks ahead of the United States electing its first woman president. Read more
In the Spring of 2018, Janine di Giovanni is a Professor of Practice at Columbia University SIPA (graduate school of international affairs). She is teaching a course in Reporting War and Humanitarian Crisis"
Janine di Giovanni is the Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Affairs in New York. She has worked for over 25 years as a human rights reporter/investigator in conflict zones in the Balkans, Africa and the Middle East. She is a skilled foreign policy analyst and specialist in strategic communications, available for lectures and public speaking worldwide. Her most recent book, THE MORNING THEY CAME FOR US: DISPATCHES FROM SYRIA has been translated into 18 languages and called "searing and necessary" by the New York Times.
In 2016, she was awarded the Courage in Journalism Award for her distinguished work in war zones focusing on tracking war criminals over the past 25 years, most recently, Syria and Iraq, with a concentration on ISIS.