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

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Author Revealed

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

A. I'd still be myself - only better

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Impatience

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "When a Man Loves a Woman", "Somewhere" from West Side Story, "Memories" from Cats, "Time to Say Goodbye" and just about any Christmas song

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

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

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