Priyali Sur is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker reporting on social and development issues with a focus on gender rights. Ms. Sur’s most recent work has involved reporting on the refugee crisis from Greece and Eastern Europe. She has highlighted the plight of women refugees and advocated for the need to build a social safety net and empower them through vocational skills training for a smoother integration into mainstream society. Ms. Sur started her career as a television journalist for India’s leading English news channel CNN IBN, winning three national awards for her reporting. She also spent time in Washington, D.C on a Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship. Ms. Sur is a contributing writer for the US Women’s Media Center where she works on Gloria Steinem’s reporting project. Ms. Sur has completed her Masters in International Public Policy at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and is based in Washington, D.C.