Welcome to Fariba Nawa’s Website
Nawa’s memoir and investigative work Opium Nation is one of the most recommended books on Afghanistan and the largest opiates trade in the world. She’s working on her second book.
She has worked for 15 years as a freelance journalist, covering war, corruption, human/women’s rights, cultural trends and parenting for a variety of renowned publications as well as radio.
Nawa is an informative and inspirational speaker on various topics and has spoken on TEDx, World Affairs Council, Commonwealth Club, prominent television programs and major universities.
She has trained local journalists across the world from Cairo to Kabul and is currently teaching journalism at San Francisco State University. Her expertise is in investigative reporting and storytelling.