Yaffa Fredrick

Managing Editor, World Policy Journal 

Contact: fredrick@worldpolicy.org
Website: www.yaffafredrick.com

(212) 481-5005 x203 

Expertise: South Africa, Uganda, Israel, United Kingdom, health policy, women’s rights, video production.

Experience: Yaffa Fredrick’s career has taken her from the halls of the World Health Organization in Geneva to the Office of the District Attorney in New York. In her most recent role at MTV Networks, she created and produced the channel’s first youth journalism show, “Campus Dispatch”— providing a platform for millennials to engage in major global policy discussions. Her segments featured in-depth profiles of Syrian student activists, climate change advocates, and emerging women’s rights organizations.

Education: B.A. Political Science + Cinema and Media Studies, Wellesley College, Summa Cum Laude.

J.Y.A. Political Science + Philosophy, University of Oxford.


Selected Articles:

"The Russian Trump Card." World Policy Journal. November 23, 2015.

"To Privatize Infinity and Beyond." World Policy Journal. November 20, 2015.

"Education's Next Hurdle: Refugee Children." World Policy Journal. October 21, 2015.

"Holding Up a Mirror." Brooklyn Quarterly. November 24, 2014.

"Versus of Love and War." Guernica Magazine. November 3, 2014.

"Abiola Women: Agents of Change." World Policy Journal. October 7, 2014.

"What Jerusalem Can Learn From Coney Island." World Policy Journal. July 1, 2014.

"The Art of Acceptance: Turkish Edition." World Policy Journal. May 21, 2014.

"Japan's Child Abduction Laws in Limbo." World Policy Journal. May 6, 2014.


Selected Radio:

Burning the House Down. World Policy On Air. June 17, 2016.

Affirmative Action Across the World. World Policy On Air. March 25, 2016.

The Year in Putin. World Policy On Air. Jan. 8, 2016.

Satisfying Future Food Needs. World Policy On Air. Oct. 2, 2015

Climate Change and its Victims. World Policy On Air. July 3, 2015.


Selected Video:

Syrian Civil War Affects GWU Student. MTV. April 24, 2013.

Border Awareness in El Paso. MTV. April 9, 2013.

Harvard Students Discuss International Women’s Day. March 5, 2013.

Students Gather at Swarthmore to Promote Climate Action. MTV. Feb. 27, 2013.

One Billion Rising Fights Violence Against Women. MTV. Feb. 20, 2013.


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