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Phoebe Leila Barghouty
Phoebe Leila Barghouty

Phoebe Leila Barghouty is a Palestinian-American journalist and filmmaker based in New York City. Her work focuses on human rights issues across MENA. She has written and produced for VICE News, Forbes Middle East, and other international outlets. She holds a Master's in Journalism from Stanford University and earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, with a triple concentration in Journalism, Race & Ethnicity, and Modern Greek.

COLUMNISTS
Phoebe Leila Barghouty
Phoebe Leila Barghouty

Phoebe Leila Barghouty is a Palestinian-American journalist and filmmaker based in New York City. Her work focuses on human rights issues across MENA. She has written and produced for VICE News, Forbes Middle East, and other international outlets. She holds a Master's in Journalism from Stanford University and earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, with a triple concentration in Journalism, Race & Ethnicity, and Modern Greek.

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