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Zainab Salbi

Co-Founder, Daughters for Earth, Activist, and Author

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Zainab Salbi is a celebrated humanitarian, author, and journalist. Oprah Winfrey identified her as one of the 25 women changing the world to People Magazine and Foreign Policy Magazine called Zainab one of “100 Top Global Thinkers”.

Zainab is the co-founder for, Chief Awareness Officer at, and host of Redefined podcast. Zainab is also the author of a few books, including the national bestseller Between Two Worlds and her latest Freedom Is an Inside Job. She is also the creator and host of several shows, including #MeToo, Now What? on PBS, and Through Her Eyes with Zainab Salbi at Yahoo News.

Zainab started her career at 23 years of age when she founded and ran Women for Women International, an organization to help women survivors of conflicts. During her tenure as a CEO (1993-2011) She built the group from helping 30 women to reaching nearly half a million women and raising 146 million dollars in aids and microloans to help them and their families rebuild their lives.