Salima Yacoubi Soussane is a New York and United Nations Correspondent participating in advancing the cause of women globally, with a focus on women empowerment and human rights. She covers Moroccan and African related topics as well, specifically economic and developmental issues. She is currently writing a series on Women Empowerment at the UN on The Huffington Post US. She writes in French and English and has collaborated with The Guardian, MTV, A Woman’s Thing, Diptyk Magazine, Telquel and H24info.com. She lives in New York.