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


Author Revealed

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

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

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Working with refugees and sharing their stories thru writing

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Nursing

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Singing