Kait Bolongaro is a freelance reporter currently based in Europe. A journalist for the past six years, her work has been published by Al-Jazeera English, BBC, The Guardian, NPR, VICE and the Middle East Eye. She covers politics, science, business, human rights and the environment from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. In 2016, her coverage of Down Syndrome received an award for science reporting from the World Health Summit and the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Kait was also a fellow with the International Women’s Media Foundation reporting on politics and civic engagement in the Democratic Republic of Congo.