Mariane Pearl

Journalist/Writer

Mariane Pearl is an award-winning journalist and writer. She is currently the managing editor of CHIME FOR CHANGE global journalism platform that focuses on helping women and girls speak for themselves. The platform has published stories from more than 45 countries since its launch in 2013. She directed her pilot project “Women’s Voices Within” in Erbil, Iraq with Yazidi refugees. Mariane is the author of A Mighty Heart: The Brave Life and Death of My Husband Danny Pearl (Scribner). First published in the United States in 2003, Mariane’s memoir celebrating the values of humanism and dignity is a detailed account of the investigation led in Pakistan to rescue her husband Danny. The book won international praise and was translated into

sixteen languages. In 2007, it was released as a major feature movie starring Angelina Jolie in the role of Mariane Pearl.