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Lauren Bohn

Lauren Bohn

Lauren, who writes for CB’s Syrian Kitchen in Exile project, is The GroundTruth Project’s inaugural Middle East Correspondent, based in Istanbul. Previously, she was a columnist for Foreign Policy magazine. 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.

Recent stories by Lauren Bohn

April 29, 2016

Salloura, an Epic of Sweets: Chap. 4, Betrayal

The Syrian Kitchen in Exile |
The Syrian Kitchen in Exile -- “It is betrayal,” As’ad Salloura declared from behind his giant wooden desk at the Salloura factory, tucked away on the outskirts of Istanbul. From here, he runs the transplanted 150-year-old sweets empire that is his family’s namesake. Read more
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