Elizabeth Blackney is an author and advocate with twenty years of experience. A media and communications strategist, she develops campaigns designed to persuade and inspire action. Her expertise includes a strong focus on maternal and child health, strategic diplomacy and other efforts to prevent war crimes, particularly forcible rape, Female Genital Mutilation, forced marriage and the deprivation of religious equality. Her presence on traditional and social media includes a regular column on The Huffington Post. She has written for numerous NGO and advocacy organizations, and speaks to schools, universities, and conferences on building awareness and influencing core constituencies.
Blackney is writing her memoir, which will explore her experiences and coverage of rape, genocide, equality, global health and spirituality. She is a mother, Gold Star Wife, and completed two forty day hunger strikes to bring attention to the sexual and gender based violence in Congo, and the marginalized people of Sudan and South Sudan. Her first book, Sex, Lies and Politricks is available on Amazon. Find her on twitter @medializzy.
Favorite interviews? “Ayaan Hirsi Ali, hands down. She personifies courage.”
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