Anna Louie Sussman is senior writer and editor of Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Foundation, and a freelance reporter based in New York but often found elsewhere. She has reported from over a dozen countries in the Middle East, South America, Europe and North America on topics ranging from pro-choice clerics in Yemen to “gastro-terrorism,” or food items banned by airline security. She lived and worked for five years in the Middle East, spending substantial periods of time in Cairo, Beirut, Istanbul, Damascus, Tunis, Rabat, and Sana’a. She is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in Business and Economics Reporting at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and Stern School of Business.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times magazine the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, The Atlantic, Salon, the Guardian, the Nation, National Geographic Traveler, T magazine, Departures, Portfolio, JustBooks, Women’s eNews and other print and web outlets. She is available for print, radio, TV production and photojournalism, and has expertise in human rights and gender/women’s issues, arts and cultural reporting, travel, architecture and design writing, and food. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature from Brown University (2004), and an MSc Human Rights from the London School of Economics (2008).
To reach Anna Louie Sussman, send an email to annalouiesussman[at]gmail[dot]com, and follow her on Twitter: @annalouiesuss. Thank you for reading!