Gabrielle Sierra

CFR Staff

Gabrielle Sierra

Director, Podcasting

Gabrielle Sierra began her career as an arts and culture journalist, reporting for publications including Billboard, Gothamist, and InStyle. Prior to her arrival at CFR, she held an editor position at Facebook.As director of podcasting, Sierra oversees all CFR podcasts, supervising the team that edits and produces The Foreign Affairs Interview, The World Next Week, and The Presidents Inbox.

Sierra also hosts the biweekly Why It Matters podcast. She is a 2020 International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) Fellow and a cochair of CFR’s Employee Resource Group on Diversity of Underrepresented Groups in the Workplace.

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Middle East and North Africa

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