Journalist, author and co-founder of the Daniel Pearl Foundation
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Mariane Pearl, an award-winning journalist, travels the world producing documentaries on genetic technology, immigration and identity issues. She hosts a daily program for Radio France Internationale. She is also a reporter and columnist for Glamour magazine. In 2002, Ms. Pearl was five months pregnant when her husband Daniel Pearl, South Asian bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, was kidnapped and brutally murdered by terrorists in Pakistan. Determined not to be broken, Mariane co-founded the Daniel Pearl Foundation to promote cross-cultural understanding, and wrote A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Daniel Pearl, which was turned into a film starring Angelina Jolie.