Eileen Read

Los Angeles-based journalist focusing on foreign policy

Eileen White Read, a former Wall Street Journal defense and aerospace reporter, writes about foreign policy and foreign affairs from her perspective as a communications consultant to international nonprofit organizations. She was Associate Director of Communications at the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress, a progressive think tank in Washington, D.C. Enough, founded by the African activist John Prendergast, is a project to end genocide and crimes against humanity. She previously has handled communications projects for the Microcredit Summit Campaign, founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus; and for Vital Voices Global Partnership, founded by Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer. She was awarded a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and French from American University, Washington, D.C.