It only took a matter of seconds for Zainab Salbi to captivate all of us last week when she sat down with Sallie Krawcheck for a candid conversation about growing up in the Middle East. Zainab is an Iraqi-American humanitarian, entrepreneur, author, and media commentator. And at the age of 23, she founded Women for Women International, a grassroots humanitarian and development organization dedicated to serving women survivors of wars.
Zainab began by describing growing up in Iraq as a child of war under Saddam Hussein’s regime. As a young girl, Zainab realized that, while the media shows war from a soldier’s (ie, a male’s) perspective, it was the women she was surrounded by who kept life
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