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Sabrina Hersi-Issa

reporter, blogger, digital director, Be Bold Media

Sabrina Hersi Issa currently runs the media firm Be Bold Media, founded Podcauses.com and is a writer in Washington, DC. Previously she was the Program Advisor for Afghans for Civil Society, an NGO where she did online organizing and developed women's programs, global health initiatives and independent media in southern Afghanistan. While at Oxfam America, she helped produce and edit the multimedia project, Fairness in the Fields, for the organization's Farm Bill campaign. Prior to that, she worked for WOSU Public Media where she regularly covered politics, health, education and other issues. Sabrina has served as a staffer for the United Nations Association at both the United Nations Headquarters and the US Dept. of State and has served as a volunteer teaching global affairs to DC public school students. She is the Technology Director for Young Women’s Task Force and founded the DC Chapter of Young Women Social Entrepreneurs. She is an alumna of the Women & Politics Institute's WeLEAD program and earned the 2008 Political Ambition Award from the program. Sabrina graduated from Ohio State University with a triple major in International Relations & Diplomacy, Political Science and Women Studies. [Source: http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/2741/t/2072/content.jsp?content\_KEY=259]