Lauren Bohn » IWMF Alumni

IWMF Alumni represent all media platforms including, print, broadcast, online and multimedia. These talented news professionals work with the IWMF as Mentors, Fellows, or Grantees. They are based around the world and are united in their pursuit of under-reported stories that are essential in shedding light on global issues. The IWMF is proud to support this community further develop their on-the-ground reporting skills through training, grants, mentoring, and reporting trips.

Lauren Bohn --

Photo of Lauren Bohn
Multimedia Journalist Freelance

Lauren Bohn is The GroundTruth Project’s Middle East correspondent and editor-at-large, based in Istanbul. She’s the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted, a start-up incubator and fellowship program dedicated to changing the ratio and getting more women miked and bylined. She’s also the co-founder of SchoolCycle, a United Nations Foundation initiative to provide bikes to girls in Malawi so they can get to school more quickly and safely. She received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University and her undergraduate degree from New York University. She has reported in Egypt, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Palestine, Israel, Iraq, the UAE, Greece, Malawi, Zambia, South Africa, and Nigeria. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, TIME, Marie Claire among others.


Share Button