Tara Kangarlou

Kangarlou is an award-winning journalist, having reported and produced for CNNCNN InternationalNBCHuffington PostAl MonitorNPR and Al Jazeera America.

As a multimedia journalist, Kangarlou has reported from the United States and around the world. Her primary areas of expertise are the Middle East, socio-cultural affairs, foreign policy and women’s issues in developing countries. She is also the founder and president of the Art of Hope, a non-profit organization focused on addressing specific needs of Syrian refugees in the Middle East.

Kangarlou has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA in English Literature, and a master’s degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism from University of Southern California.