Chloé Simone Valdary
Human Rights activist and political commentator
Chloé Simone Valdary is a human rights activist and political commentator. She is a senior and an International Studies Major at the University of New Orleans. In 2012, Chloé created the group Allies of Israel on her campus to promote the Jewish state and Israel advocacy. In the spring of 2013, She held the first pro-Israel rally on her school’s campus, called ‘Declare Your Freedom.’ Over 100 people were in attendance, and the speech she gave went semi-viral in 10 days. As a result of her work, she was named one of the top 100 people positively affecting Jewish and Israeli life in the Algemeiner’s inaugural celebration of this category. This list included notable figures like Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama, and filmmaker Stephen Spielberg. Chloe has written articles for The Jewish Press, CAMERA on Campus, The Times of Israel, and Israel National News. Chloe is also the assistant of directors for the Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel (ISBI), a consultant at the Committee For Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America and a fellow at the Lawfare project.