Columnist and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Al Hayat
Ms. Raghida Dergham is columnist and senior diplomatic correspondent for the London-based Al Hayat, the leading independent Arabic daily. She writes a regular weekly strategic column on international political affairs. Ms. Dergham is also a member of the International Media Council of the World Economic Forum, composed by 100 of the most respected and influential media figures worldwide and was named one of the 100 Most Powerful Arab Women in 2011. She served as a political analyst for NBC, MSNBC and the Arab satellite LBC for 8 years. Ms. Dergham is in the State University of New York’s Hall of Fame as a Distinguished Alumna and received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters in 2003.