Fellows & Editors

 

Corine Milano

Trip:
Zambia 2013
Affiliation:
World Pulse
Country:
Zambia
Year:
2013
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Corine Milano is the managing editor of World Pulse, an action media network powered by women from 190 countries. She directs content creation and production for World Pulse and its media outlets, including the Huffington Post, National Geographic Newswatch, Reuters, and CNN iReport. Milano manages a platform where women speak out on issues and solutions ranging from child marriage, to female genital mutilation, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, access to education and political instability. She is based in Portland, Oregon.

Milano was awarded a prior fellowship with IRP, reporting from Ethiopia in 2014.

Stories

  • Ethiopia’s Adare Hospital

    {image-1} I've been in Ethiopia for almost two weeks now, and this trip has reminded me that I experience something very specific when I visit Africa. I feel more alive here,...

  • A Visit to Mosebo

    Twenty-seven years ago, Tirgno Alamrew was born in the rural village of Mosebo, nestled outside Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. With the help of a translator, Tirgno tells me her mother gave birth to...

  • Dispatches from the Zambian AIDS Epidemic

    {image-1} This July, World Pulse Managing Editor Corine Milano traveled to Zambia as an International Reporting Project Fellow to cover health issues from the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. With one...

  • Final Days, Final Thoughts

    Today is my last day in Zambia. My flight leaves at 9:30 tonight, and I am eager to soak in the last little bits of this country in the few hours I have...

  • Zambia: A Soap Opera That’s Changing Lives

    {image-1} If there’s such a thing as a soap opera with a social good mission, then Zambia’s popular television drama Love Games is it. Airing every week on...

  • It Happened: Lusaka Meet Up!

    {image-1} The most amazing part of traveling to Zambia has been meeting the women who utilize World Pulse to connect and get their voices out into the world. It is a transformative...

  • Zambia: The Adulterous Father

    {image-1} "Nafwa ine mumala!" I cried out to my grandmother, meaning, "These stomach pains will kill me!" I was four months pregnant and had for the past two days been experiencing sharp...

  • Lusaka Dispatch

    {image-1} I have been in Zambia for two weeks now. My journey has been an amazing one—inspiring, heartbreaking, and truly transformative for me. In my job, I work with women...

  • Zambia: A Fertile Ground for Infection

    {image-1} I sat quietly among the elders—the men seated on stools as an emblem of authority, while the women sat demurely on a reed mat. The occasion was to give...

  • Zambia: Picking Up the Pieces

    {image-1} My name is Dorcas N. Chewe. I am 44 years old, and I am HIV positive, as are my two sons. Before I begin my story, let me say that living with...

  • A Deep Scar in My Heart

    {image-1} They say people come and go in our lives, but when she left us, it left a deep scar in my heart. Your memory will live on forever, my dearest sister....

  • Reflections on Maternal Health in Rural Zambia

    {image-1} Today marks day seven in Zambia—about the half way mark of my journey with the International Reporting Project—and I’m sitting outside on the steps of...

  • The Face of the Zambian AIDS Epidemic

    "It’s the elephant in the room, in the country," says Dr. Manasseh Phiri, renowned physician, journalist, and activist. He goes on to say it’s large, hard to ignore,...

  • Zambia: Only I Remain

    {image-1} That Sunday, I came back from church feeling happy and looking forward to a visit with my brother at the orphanage. Before heading to the Mother Theresa’s home where...

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