Slate: Learning to Love the Sea Again

After surviving traumatic journeys, children of the refugee crisis are getting swimming lessons. This story was produced through a partnership between Slate and the Global Migration Program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Squeals and laughter pierced the air in the Kara Tepe refugee camp on the small island of Lesbos in the Northern…

CNN: Starting a Business in a Refugee Camp

In March 2016, during my fourth reporting trip to Greece, I made a short side trip to Jordan, where I reported from the refugee camps and informal settlements for a week. Za’atari Refugee Camp, on the outskirts of Amman, Jordan, is now home to nearly 80,000 Syrian refugees, a fraction of the over 600,000 refugees that currently…

Watch The Radical Imagination: Refugees Welcome

Since January 2015, over 590,000 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq have passed through Lesvos, Greece on their journey to safety and the numbers continue to rise daily. While this story has been a frequent headline in the news, the personal stories of struggle are often overlooked by mainstream media. On this episode of “The…

Mic: Meet the Photographer Capturing What It’s Really Like to Seek Refuge in Greece

Though the Nobel Peace Prize has only previously been awarded to noteworthy individuals or organizations, the astounding humanitarian acts of the Greek people this past year could potentially warrant an exception. A group of European academics and copious supporters recently called for the prize to go to the Greek citizens who responded to the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing crisis-ridden…