Paulette Lee

Paulette, a former award-winning broadcast journalist in Los Angeles and retired communications professional, is accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America and is a credentialed English language tutor and instructor. She holds a master's degree in international service from American University in Washington, D.C.,; has lived and worked in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Ghana and France; and traveled to more than 50 other countries. In addition to leading workshops on "peace-building through the media" in Iraq, her travels to the Middle East and North Africa have included Jordan, Oman, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia. Although long a supporter of Palestinian rights and justice, it was Pauline's 2011 trip to Israel/Palestine that opened her eyes to the true nature of the occupation and cemented her commitment to help those affected by it, speaking their truths.