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An independent journalist reporting from the United Nations, Ms. Leopold is a contributor to the Huffington Post. She was bureau chief for Reuters at the UN for 17 years. At Reuters she was a news editor for North America, the editor for the company’s Africa region, based in Nairobi, and associate editor worldwide. She was a correspondent in Britain and in Germany, as well as in New York and Washington. She was the recipient of an Alicia Patterson Fellowship and co-authored a book on women in East Germany while living in Berlin. Ms. Leopold was awarded the gold medal for U.N. reporting by the UN Correspondents Association. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Newswomen’s Club of New York and serves on the board of the Overseas Press Club and the U.N. Correspondents Association.