In the summer of 2015, the world was focused on Idomeni - a small village on the Greek-Macedonian border, where thousands of new refugees found themselves trapped every day. But the story of Idomeni as a crossing point started years before.
What happens when 20 American college students and 10 college-aged migrants and refugees living across 4 continents spend 1 semester working together to create solutions to our global migration
"For Emory Assistant Professor Dr. Isabella Alexander, a normal day in Morocco consists of scavenging dump sites for food scraps with her brotherhood and hiding memory cards in the soles of her shoes. At night, she sleeps on the ground, always remaining alert to
“Every once in a while you run into a story that you can’t quite believe and you just want to hear more. I recently found myself seated for dinner next to Isabella Alexander – an anthropologist who has spent many months living in the makeshift camps home to
There are a lot of crises demanding our support right now, and I know Sierra Leone’s mudslide hasn’t been making front page news. But last week, the capital city was destroyed by a massive mudslide that left 500 dead and 600 still missing. More than 20,000 lost
Last week, I received the most unexpected email - "An Invitation to Lunch," it read. It was from the assistant to President Jimmy Carter, and it was addressed to me - just me."The President," he said,
This past week, I was deeply honored to be invited to represent Public Radio International (PRI) as the keynote speaker at their Annual Fundraising Dinner in Boston. Below, is an excerpt from the address I