Keren Blankfeld is a Brazilian writer and journalist covering refugees and immigrants. She is an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at New York University’s Graduate School and has taught at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. Keren has written for The New York Times, Reuters, The New York Daily News, The Jerusalem Post, The Toronto Star, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Scientific American. She has been a guest on CNN, BBC World News and E! Entertainment. Keren is a contributor at Forbes, where she formerly served as a deputy editor and staff writer.
Keren was previously a creative executive at New Regency Productions, where she worked with screenwriters to develop material for movies and TV shows. She earned a B.A. in International Relations and English from Tufts University and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University.