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Christina Lamb

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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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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 ...

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  • How to book Christina Lamb?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Christina Lamb for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form 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 pricing information and check availability for Christina Lamb or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Christina Lamb?

    Booking fees for Christina Lamb, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Christina Lamb, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Christina Lamb?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Christina Lamb for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form 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 talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Christina Lamb or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Christina Lamb or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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 Asra Nomani, Bradley Hope, Janine di Giovanni, Laura Ling and Andrea Mitchell. 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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