prof picLaura is a journalist based in New York City, currently working as a reporter for the New York Daily News. She previously worked in the investigative unit of Inside Edition, a national TV news program owned and distributed by CBS. Her work has appeared in The Economist, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post and others. Laura earned her Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2013. Prior to pursuing a career in journalism, she interned at the Council on Foreign Relations and worked for the Clinton Health Access Initiative as an HIV/AIDS program analyst in Pretoria, South Africa, stationed within the South African National Dept. of Health. She is certified by New York State to counsel victims of rape and domestic violence in the emergency rooms of St. Luke’s and Roosevelt hospitals.

e-mail: ldimon@nydailynews.com or laura.a.dimon@gmail.com

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