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. 

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A Story in Lipstick

The story of a nurse in a foreign land, told in lipstick sketched on a sidewalk.

Author Revealed

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Working with refugees and sharing their stories thru writing

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Sense of humor, integrity, and ability to persevere

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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Rhett Butler - though he's not entirely a villain and maybe that's why he's my favorite

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