Lara Setrakian is the CEO and Executive Editor of News Deeply, a network of digital media platforms that convene stakeholders and passionate communities on the world’s biggest challenges. Her team’s inaugural site, Syria Deeply, launched in 2012 and won the Excellence in Online Journalism Award from the National Press Foundation. They went on to launch Ebola Deeply, Water Deeply, Refugees Deeply, Oceans Deeply, Malnutrition Deeply and Women’s Advancement Deeply; the model is now expanding to cover an array of topics in public health, peace and security, environmental science and social impact. Before launching News Deeply Lara was a correspondent for ABC News and Bloomberg Television, covering the Middle East. Lara is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.