Roberta Gately

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world’s refugees and displaced. 

Books by this Author

The Bracelet
Lipstick in Afghanistan


Author Revealed

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. The many staff at the International Rescue Committee who devote every waking hour to saving refugees

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd still be myself - only better

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Atticus Finch from "To Kill A Mockingbird"

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Jelly beans or cheeseburgers - can't decide


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