Arwa Damon on the Power of Kindness
February 28, 2022
A war correspondent overwhelmed with the pain and suffering surrounding her on assignment in the Middle East takes action by founding INARA – an NGO providing medical care to child victims of war.
What we have forgotten is that we are all human. (Arwa, 38:13)
Arwa Damon is a CNN Senior International Correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey. She has over a decade of experience in war zones across the Middle East and North Africa, and has often focused her work on humanitarian stories. Arwa has received extensive recognition for her work including TV and News Emmys, Peabodys, the Investigative Reporters and Editors award, and most recently was the recipient of the International Women’s Media Foundation “Courage in Journalism” award. The concept behind INARA, the NGO she co-founded in 2015, is a by-product of her first-hand experience on the ground.