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Author, Award-Winning Foreign Correspondent, Global Fellow of Wilson Center; & Contributor to "I Am Malala"

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Christina Lamb Biography

Christina Lamb OBE is one of Britain's leading foreign correspondents. She has been named Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times in the British Press Awards and What the Papers Say Awards and in 2007 was winner of the Prix Bayeux Calvados - one of the world's most prestigious prizes for war correspondents, for her reporting from Afghanistan.

She has won numerous other awards starting with Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards for her coverage of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1988; was part of the News Reporter of the year for BCCI; and won the Foreign Press Association award for reporting on Zimbabwean teachers forced into prostitution, and Amnesty International award for the plight of street children in Rio.

She was named by Grazia magazine as one of their Icons of the Decade and by She magazine as one of Britain's Most Inspirational Women. The ASHA foundation chose her as one of their inspirational women worldwide with her portrait featuring in a special exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery. Her portrait has also been in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. She was awarded the OBE in the 2013 New Years Honours.

As a roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times, she has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa first for the Financial Times then the Sunday Times. She has also spent a year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard where she met her husband.

She is the author of the best-selling book "The Africa House" as well as "House of Stone: The True Story of a Family Divided in War-torn Zimbabwe"; "Waiting For Allah Ð: Pakistans struggle for democracy"; and "The Sewing Circles of Herat, My Afghan Years," which was runner up as Best Non-Fiction book in the Barnes & Noble Great New Writers Awards. Her most recent book is "Small Wars Permitting: Despatches from Foreign Lands," a collection of her reportage. Christina also spent much time with inspirational teenager Malala Yousafzai and contributed to her book, "I Am Malala."

A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and inveterate traveler, she was educated at Oxford University from which she holds a degree in politics, philosophy and economics. She is married with a young son and lives between London and Portugal.

Aside from the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, and Financial Times, Christina’s work has appeared in the New York Times, New Statesman, Spectator, Time magazine and Conde Nast Traveller. As the first journalist to have access to the transcripts of interrogations of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the mastermind of 9/11, her investigation was the subject of an ABC Nightline program. She was one of the journalists interviewed by Oliver North for his program on war correspondents in his Fox TV series "War Stories" and featured in Lou Hamilton’s film "War Women." She is a frequent commentator on Afghanistan, Pakistan and Zimbabwe on radio and television in Britain, Canada, Australia and the US and has given talks to schools, MPs, NATO and the military, and taught literary non-fiction at the Arvon Foundation. Christina is also a regular newspaper reviewer on Sky TV.

She is on the board of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and a patron of the charities Afghan Connection and Hope for Children. Her work inspired the book "Zahir" of multi-million selling author Paulo Coelho.

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Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through The Lives Of Women

Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through The Lives Of Women

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey From War-torn Syria In A Wheelchair

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey From War-torn Syria In A Wheelchair

Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World

Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan To A More Dangerous World

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education And Was Shot By The Taliban

Small Wars Permitting

Small Wars Permitting

House Of Stone: The True Story Of A Family Divided In War-torn Zimbabwe

House Of Stone: The True Story Of A Family Divided In War-torn Zimbabwe

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  • What topics does Christina Lamb speak about?

    Christina Lamb is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Culture, Geopolitics, Government, Journalism, Media, Political Speakers, Speakers by Industry.
  • Where does Christina Lamb travel from?

    Christina Lamb generally travels from London, UK, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
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    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Christina Lamb for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Christina Lamb for your next private or corporate function.
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    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Christina Lamb or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
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Christina Lamb Biography

Christina Lamb OBE is one of Britain's leading foreign correspondents. She has been named Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times in the British Press Awards and What the Papers Say Awards and in 2007 was winner of the Prix Bayeux Calvados - one of the world's most prestigious prizes for war correspondents, for her reporting from Afghanistan.

She has won numerous other awards starting with Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards for her coverage of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1988; was part of the News Reporter of the year for BCCI; and won the Foreign Press Association award for reporting on Zimbabwean teachers forced into prostitution, and Amnesty International award for the plight of street children in Rio.

She was named by Grazia magazine as one of their Icons of the Decade and by She magazine as one of Britain's Most Inspirational Women. The ASHA foundation chose her as one of their inspirational women worldwide with her portrait featuring in a special exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery. Her portrait has also been in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. She was awarded the OBE in the 2013 New Years Honours.

As a roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times, she has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa first for the Financial Times then the Sunday Times. She has also spent a year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard where she met her husband.

She is the author of the best-selling book "The Africa House" as well as "House of Stone: The True Story of a Family Divided in War-torn Zimbabwe"; "Waiting For Allah Ð: Pakistans struggle for democracy"; and "The Sewing Circles of Herat, My Afghan Years," which was runner up as Best Non-Fiction book in the Barnes & Noble Great New Writers Awards. Her most recent book is "Small Wars Permitting: Despatches from Foreign Lands," a collection of her reportage. Christina also spent much time with inspirational teenager Malala Yousafzai and contributed to her book, "I Am Malala."

A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and inveterate traveler, she was educated at Oxford University from which she holds a degree in politics, philosophy and economics. She is married with a young son and lives between London and Portugal.

Aside from the Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, and Financial Times, Christina’s work has appeared in the New York Times, New Statesman, Spectator, Time magazine and Conde Nast Traveller. As the first journalist to have access to the transcripts of interrogations of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the mastermind of 9/11, her investigation was the subject of an ABC Nightline program. She was one of the journalists interviewed by Oliver North for his program on war correspondents in his Fox TV series "War Stories" and featured in Lou Hamilton’s film "War Women." She is a frequent commentator on Afghanistan, Pakistan and Zimbabwe on radio and television in Britain, Canada, Australia and the US and has given talks to schools, MPs, NATO and the military, and taught literary non-fiction at the Arvon Foundation. Christina is also a regular newspaper reviewer on Sky TV.

She is on the board of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and a patron of the charities Afghan Connection and Hope for Children. Her work inspired the book "Zahir" of multi-million selling author Paulo Coelho.

Christina Lamb Videos

  • #JLF2016 Christina Lamb speaks to us from the Jaipur Literature ...
  • Insight with Christina Lamb: Farewell Kabul - YouTube
  • Priyanka Dutt talks war reporting and Malala with Christina Lamb ...

Christina Lamb Books

FAQs on booking Christina Lamb

  • How do I book Christina Lamb to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Christina Lamb for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Christina Lamb, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Christina Lamb or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Christina Lamb

    Speaking fees for Christina Lamb, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Christina Lamb are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Christina Lamb, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Christina Lamb speak about?

    Christina Lamb is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Culture, Geopolitics, Government, Journalism, Media, Political Speakers, Speakers by Industry.
  • Where does Christina Lamb travel from?

    Christina Lamb generally travels from London, UK, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Christina Lamb’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Christina Lamb for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Christina Lamb for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Christina Lamb or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Christina Lamb is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Christina Lamb for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Christina Lamb generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Janine di Giovanni, Ben Stein, Misha Glenny, Rosanna Lockwood and Robert D. Kaplan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Christina Lamb for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Christina Lamb Speaker Videos

  • #JLF2016 Christina Lamb speaks to us from the Jaipur Literature ...
    Insight with Christina Lamb: Farewell Kabul - YouTube
  • Priyanka Dutt talks war reporting and Malala with Christina Lamb ...
    Three Questions for Christina Lamb: Reporting Afghanistan - YouTube
  • The forgotten victims of war: Christina Lamb at TEDxStormont ...

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