Eileen Guo

Freelance Print Journalist @eileenguo

Eileen Guo is a Los Angeles-based magazine journalist and audio producer that covers the unintended consequences of globalization. She has reported from Afghanistan, China, Mexico, Guatemala, and across both rural and urban United States on topics including elections fraud, the national security implications of mistranslation, cross-border fake news, and smuggling networks for publications like National Geographic, New York Times online, Wired, Playboy, NPR, Entrepreneur magazine, South China Morning Post, and Columbia Journalism Review, among others. Before journalism, Eileen spent two and a half years in Kabul, Afghanistan, where she founded Impassion Afghanistan, the country's first digital media agency, and Paiwandgah, Afghanistan's largest citizen journalism platform. Later, she served as the launch editor of Innovations Online for the MIT Press Innovations Journal. For her work in Afghanistan, she was appointed to the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Social Media, and was named one of 33 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33 by Diplomatic Courier magazine. Eileen speaks and reports in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, and limited Persian.

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