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Rose George

journalist, speaker, author

Speeches by Rose George revolve on the issues of sanitation and sustainability in developing countries, how taboo the subject matter of human waste has become. For her speaking career, George began as a TED speaker at The Young, the Wise, the Undiscovered TED conference. Topics

Her journalism career began as an intern with an internship at The Nation. Afterwards, George has been a senior editor and writer for COLORS, a “global magazine about local cultures." At 1999 she became a freelance writer for the New York Times, Guardian, Independent, London Review of Books and numerous other publication.

She has authored the book A Life Removed: Hunting for Refuge in the Modern World, which is a book about the everyday lives of refugees. The Big Necessity: Adventures in the World of Human Waste/The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why it Matters is George's second book.

George has a BA in modern languages from the University of Oxford and an MA in international politics from the University of Pennsylvania.


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