Award-Winning Journalist and Writer. She is the widow of Daniel Pearl, an journalist who was the Southeast Asia bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal
Mariane Pearl is an award-winning journalist and writer who works in English, French and Spanish. She is currently the Managing Editor of CHIME FOR CHANGE global journalism platform that focuses on helping women and girls speak for themselves. The platform has published stories from more than 45 countries since its launch in 2013.The campaign is…
Mariane Pearl is an award-winning journalist and writer who works in English, French and Spanish.
She is currently the Managing Editor of CHIME FOR CHANGE global journalism platform that focuses on helping women and girls speak for themselves. The platform has published stories from more than 45 countries since its launch in 2013.The campaign is funded by Gucci and the artists Beyoncé and Salma Hayek.
Mariane also teaches advanced journalism and has initiated WOMEN BYLINES a first-time series of quality journalism and multimedia narratives from women and girls worldwide for the local and global media . She directed her pilot project “Women’s Voices Within” in Erbil, Iraq with Yazidi refugees.
Mariane is the author of “A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl” (Scribner.) First published in the United States in 2003, Mariane’s memoir celebrating the values of humanism and dignity is a detailed account of the investigation led in Pakistan to rescue her husband Danny. The book won international praise and was translated into 16 languages. In 2007, it was released as a major feature movie starring Angelina Jolie in the role of Mariane Pearl.
Her second book, “In Search of Hope” (Powerhouse) is a collection of profiles of extraordinary women around the world. The column first appeared in Glamour magazine, the largest circulation woman magazine in the world. Those “Global Diaries” feature women from Cambodia, Cuba, Liberia, Mexico, Turkey, Colombia, Porto Rico, Uganda, Senegal, Italy, France, the US, Russia, the North Pole and more. They are dedicated to women who are role models in the way they used their own lives to transform their environments.
Mariane Pearl is also a contributor to publications such as The New York Times, The Sunday Times, the Conde Nast traveler, Self Magazine and more. She has served as a jury in several events such as The Freedom of Expression award, The Gucci Tribecca Fund, the Internews Human Rights Award, the Women of the Year award and others.
She is also a member of several Advisory Boards such as Reuter’s Trust Law Women and the Wevolve campaign launched by the World Bank this year, Women Moving Millions and more. A prolific public speaker, Mariane has delivered speeches and conferences worldwide and in venues ranging from Berkeley and Duke University to the prestigious Radio City Hall in New York City with more than 8000 educators in attendance.
Mariane recently was the recipient of the Indian Express Excellence in Journalism Award and the Anne Frank Award in January 2015. She also received the National Headliners Award for Magazine Writing, the Time Warner Woman Award, the Woman of the Year Award, The White House Project Award, the AWRT (American Women in Radio and Television) Award, the Internews Award for Excellence in International Reporting, the Vital Voices Award, E l Mundo editorial award in Spain, the Prix “Vérité” in France for excellence in non fiction writing.
She is currently working on her third book, “Weapon of the Weak”, a family memoir set between Paris, New York City and Havana.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
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UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
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WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
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A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl
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The Command of Ordinary Women
Mariane Pearl on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos
The command of ordinary women
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