Christina Asquith

USA

Biography

Christina Asquith is founder and editor-in-chief of The Fuller Project for International Reporting. She has 20 years experience as a journalist in the US and abroad, and covered the Iraq war from 2003-2009, writing "Sisters in War" a nonfiction book about women in the Iraq war. She is also author of The Emergency Teacher, about leaving The Philadelphia Inquirer newsroom to teach in the city's lowest-ranking school district.  Her reporting has been published in The Atlantic, The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, CNN and more, and she has appeared as an expert in women's issues on NPR, PRI's The World, Al Jazeera, The BBC and FOX. 

Funded project

The Warriors

ELLE UK will produce ground-breaking multimedia feature stories on women’s rights and gender equality, with a particular focus on local “heroines”, women finding solutions to everyday problems in their communities.