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.