I'm an award-winning Independent Journalist currently based in Ifrane, Morocco. With an M.A. in Visual Anthropology, I bring a unique sensitivity and curiosity to the many cultures I visit around the world. With a microphone in one hand and a camera in the other, I collect stories for public radio and images for various outlets.
Moroccan cities and desert locales have served as stand-ins for many movies actually set in other Middle East countries. But some in Morocco would like their country to play itself more often on the big screen
In 2004, Morocco's government adopted Moudawana, or "Family Code," a new set of laws put into place to address women’s rights and gender equality within an international and Islamic legal framework. When it was passed, many embraced the reforms as evidence that gender equality is compatible with Islamic principles.
The Vatican is dense with art and history — every arch, piece of art and ceiling has a story to tell. But so do the floors, which are easy to miss. Whether paved with marble from the Coliseum or sporting mosaics from ancient villas, the floors of the Vatican have much to tell.
In Rabat Morocco, there's a new breakdancer on the scene who goes by the name B-Girl Scarf. While many are taking a note that she dances wearing a hijab, she hopes you'll pay more attention to her hip hop moves. Producer Jake Warga brings us her story.