Sen. Barbara  Boxer (D-CA) Debra Carnahan Rep. Jan  Schakowsky (D-IL)
Christy Turlington Maria Teresa Kumar Carole Simpson
Dr. Maya Angelou Mandy Moore Priscilla Presley
Sabrina Schaeffer Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Genevieve Wood
Rep. Carolyn  Maloney (D-NY) Monica Cevallos Donna  Brazile
Manal Omar Melanne Verveer Christina  Hoff Sommers
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) Amanda Terkel Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Angela McGlowan Anushay  Hossain Crystal Wright

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Anushay Hossain

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Anushay Hossain is a Bangladeshi blogger & journalist based in Washington, DC.  She launched Anushay’s Point in 2009, and her work is regularly featured in Forbes Woman, Huffington Post, & the Shriver Report. She is also the online editor for Click Ittefaq, the English version of Bangladesh’s oldest national newspaper, the iconic Daily Ittefaq.

Anushay spent a decade as a feminist policy analyst on Capitol Hill before going full-time with her writing in 2013. She has appeared on BBC Radio, National Public Radio (NPR), Canada’s CBC, Sirius XM radio, Russia Today (RT), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), and guest-hosted “The Stream” on Al-Jazeera English (AJE) from 2012-2013.

Anushay frequently travels to leading colleges and universities across the country giving talks on global women’s rights movements. She has spoken at Georgetown University, American University, George Washington University, New York University (NYU), Duke, Yale Law School, & the University of Michigan.

A fervent lover of cultures, Anushay spent a year in Italy studying Italian and is fluent in six languages. She is married and lives in Washington, DC with her Iranian-American husband and their daughter.



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