JAN GOODWIN is an award-winning author and journalist for national publications, who writes for: The New York Times Magazine; The Nation; Harper's Bazaar; O, the Oprah Magazine; MORE Magazine; Marie-Claire; Real Simple; Reader's Digest; Family Circle; Good Housekeeping; Ladies' Home Journal; Redbook; Glamour; AARP; New York Magazine; Discover; Self; and Utne.
Bylines have also appeared in Biography; Conceive; Cosmopolitan; Jane; Lifetime; McCall's; Mademoiselle; New Woman; Rosie; Spirituality & Health; and UN publications.
She has also been a Contributing Editor for MORE Magazine, and Senior International Editor for Marie-Claire Magazine.
Article topics include: investigative reportage; social justice; medical and health; war, conflict and human rights; and profiles.
Her interviews include heads of state, royalty and rebel leaders, plus celebrities and political profiles.
In a hiatus from journalism, Goodwin started and ran the U.S. Save the Children's multimillion dollar humanitarian program in Peshawar for war-orn Afghanistan for four years. Funded by USAID, the UN, and EU, projects included transporting humanitarian aid under war conditions, reconstruction of bomb-damaged infrastructure, including schools, hospitals and clinics; mother & child health; income-generating/microenterprise.
Her involvement with Save the Children was an outgrowth of her longtime human rights activism.