Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Gives Unusual Insight Into Afghanistan From Her Book The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of THE DRESSMAKER OF KHAIR KHANA

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is the New York Times best selling author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana.

She is also the deputy director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Women and Foreign Policy program.

Prior to joining the Council, Gayle covered public policy and emerging markets for the global investment firm PIMCO.

Gayle worked for nearly a decade as a journalist with the ABC News Political Unit and This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Gayle has reported on entrepreneurs in conflict and post-conflict regions for the Financial Times, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, the Daily Beast, and Christian Science Monitor, along with Ms. Magazine, Bloomberg, Politico and the HuffingtonPost.

She has appeared on NBC News, National Public Radio and PBS, and on cable outlets including MSNBC and FOX.

She has published papers on women and business for the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Harvard Business School, and the Center for International Private Enterprise.

Gayle earned a BA in journalism summa cum laude from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she received the 2006 Dean’s Award for her work on women’s entrepreneurship.

She speaks Spanish, German, and French and is conversant in Dari.

A former Fulbright scholar and Robert Bosch Foundation fellow, she serves on the board of the International Center for Research on Women.

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