About

focus: forced migration, women's rights, environmental issues.

 
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Alice Rowsome

Alice is a 24 year old freelance writer, filmmaker and photographer with a focus on forced migration, women's rights, environmental issues related to conflict and climate change. She is currently writing for VICE Impact, VICE's advocacy channel and filming a new short doc in Tripoli, Lebanon with the support of One World Media. 

She has worked and reported from Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Lebanon, India and Bolivia and been published by: The Guardian, VICE, Broadly, Wired, Refugees Deeply, The Independent, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), International Organisation for Migration (IOM), The Riveter Magazine, Ms Magazine, Stereoscope Magazine, GTHQ and Girls Not Brides.

In the Horn Africa she covered the drought and it's impact on women and the internally displaced and in Uganda the South Sudanese refugee crisis and its environmental impact in northern Uganda.

Alice holds an Masters in Arabic and International Relations from the University of St Andrews, where she specialised her research on the impact of war on water resources in Syria. During her time studying, she worked closely with Chatham House’s Energy, Environment and Resources Department where she helped research reports and analyse data on the refugee energy crisis as part of the pioneering Moving Energy Initiative. Alice has also worked on various projects related to refugees and technology and in November 2016 chaired a panel discussion with Muzoon Almellehan from the Malala Foundation on education in refugee camps and technology at the Wired 2016 Next Generation event. 

Born in Paris, she spent her childhood there before moving to London. Alice is fluent in English, French, Spanish and also speaks Arabic and Persian.

Alice is a Member of the Frontline Freelance Register.