Pam Bailey
  • Female
  • Alexandria, VA
  • United States
  • Public relations consultant/writer…
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am an independent communications consultant, journalist and social entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience in journalism, non-profits and the corporate world. Today, I am pursuing work of my own and with clients that makes a positive difference to the individuals around me and the global village. I have a special passion for health, refugees, and economic and social justice -- especially in the developing world. On a personal level, I am a voracious reader and news junkie, adventurous traveler and incurable romantic.
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individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Occupied Palestinian Territories
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States (Washington DC)
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Public relations consultant/writer via Istikame Communications
How many years professional experience do you have ?
15+
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://www.istikame.com
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Culture, Gender, Health, Human Rights, Information and Communication Technology, Media, Nonviolence, Refugees
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Communication
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Non-violent resistance

Pam Bailey's Blog

Malala, the Taliban and drones...they are all connected

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 10:00am 6 Comments

(for a version with photos, visit here: http://paminprogress.tumblr.com/post/33367438693/taliban

Throughout my stay in Pakistan, I have been noting similarities in the challenges faced by the people in the frontier regions here and in Gaza. Both populations are under daily threat by foreign drones (U.S. vs. Israel), the movement of both groups is tightly controlled, and both peoples are judged by…

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U.S. leaving legacy of English speakers, damaged souls

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 1:30am 0 Comments

Abdul was just 20 years old when he drove his father to the medical clinic one day for an exam. He dropped his father off, then left to run a few errands, saying nonchalantly that he would be back by the time the tests were done. But..he never showed up at the clinic. It was as if he had disappeared into thin air. His family agonized over what had happened to the young man, who – as the oldest son -- had worked as a laborer to support his parents and siblings in the wake of his father’s…

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U.S. will someday reap what it sows through drone attacks

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

“I will never forget what the American soldiers did to my country, my tribe and my family. They violated our national sovereignty and our Islamic laws. They killed my son and my younger brother. They destroyed my home. If I see the soldiers who are responsible for this – if I have the opportunity -- I will kill them.” (translated from Pashto)

These are the chilling words of Kareem Khan, a Pakistani journalist from a tribe in Northern Waziristan, whose compound was destroyed by a…

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From Palestine to Pakistan..Connecting the dots

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

My friends and family have gradually gotten used to the fact that the fight for Palestinian rights is my passion; they may not understand it totally, but they accept and even embrace it. A few have even occasionally asked me why I don’t just move to the Gaza Strip, where I have increasingly returned since 2009. (The answer, in part: I also want to be a part of my daughters’ lives.) 

But when I announced that I am joining a CodePink …

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At 5:44am on November 17, 2011, A.H.M.Mainuddin Ahmed(jahangir) said…

Hi Pam,

Very warm greetings.Nice meeeting you at Peace Platform.

Stay in touch and cheers,J

 
 
 

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