Award-Winning Journalist & Author of “A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl”
Mariane Pearl is an award-winning journalist and writer who works in English, French and Spanish. She is currently the Managing Editor of CHIME FOR CHANGE global journalism platform that has published stories from more than 45 countries since its launch in 2013.The campaign is funded by Gucci and the artists Beyoncé and Salma Hayek. Mariane also teaches advanced journalism and has initiated WOMEN BYLINES a first-time series of quality journalism and multimedia narratives from women and girls worldwide for the local and global media . She directed her pilot project “Women’s Voices Within” in Erbil, Iraq with Yazidi refugees. Mariane is the author of “A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl” (Scribner.) The book won international praise and was translated into 16 languages. In 2007, it was released as a major feature movie starring Angelina Jolie in the role of Mariane Pearl. Her second book, “In Search of Hope” (Powerhouse) is a collection of profiles of extraordinary women from 18 countries first published in Glamour Magazine. Mariane Pearl is also a contributor to publications such as The New York Times, The Sunday Times, the Conde Nast traveler, Self Magazine and more. Mariane is the recipient of the Indian Express Excellence in Journalism Award and the Anne Frank Award. (2015) She also received the National Headliners Award for Magazine Writing, the Time Warner Woman Award, the Woman of the Year Award, The White House Project Award, the AWRT (American Women in Radio and Television) Award, the Internews Award for Excellence in International Reporting, the Vital Voices Award, E l Mundo editorial award in Spain, the Prix “Vérité” in France for excellence in non fiction writing. She is currently working on her third book, "Weapon of the Weak", a family memoir set between Paris, New York City and Havana.