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Humanitarian, Author, and Media Personality

Zainab is a humanitarian, an author and a journalist. As founder and CEO of Women for Women, she built a highly impactful $140 million global non-profit directly supporting 420,000 women survivors of wars in rebuilding their lives.

Zainab is also the EP and Host of several shows including Through Her Eyes on Yahoo News, #MeToo, NOW WHAT? on PBS, and The Nida’a Show on TLC Arabia. She is the author of four books including her best selling memoir "Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam" and her latest book "Freedom is an Inside Job". Oprah Winfrey named her to People Magazine as one of the “25 Women Changing The World”, Foreign Policy Magazine named her as one of the “100 Leading Global Thinkers" and Fast Company identified her as one of "100 Most Creative People in Business”.

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