Roberta Gately

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world’s refugees and displaced. 

Books by this Author

The Bracelet
Lipstick in Afghanistan

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Author Revealed

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Darfur or Afghanistan working in a remote clinic

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Sense of humor, integrity, and ability to persevere

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Writer/ambassador for the UN

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. The many staff at the International Rescue Committee who devote every waking hour to saving refugees

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