Souad Mekhennet, a 2013 Nieman Fellow, has been selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Mekhennet is a German journalist, author, and associate at the Weatherhead Center at Harvard and at the School for Advanced and International Studied at Johns Hopkins University. She writes for The Daily Beast and is co-author with Nicholas Kulish of The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim, which will be released on March 25.
A total of 214 men and women from 66 countries have been chosen for the Global Leaders honor, which recognizes leadership and service to society.
Read Mekhennet’s “What I’ve learned as a female war reporter”