About Nora FitzGerald

I am a longtime editor and journalist. Since 2015, I have worked mostly in international development, largely for The World Bank, where I have worked as a blog- and script-writer, editor, and producer.

Portfolio

I have been a special correspondent or occasional contributor to many major organizations and publications, including the Harvard Business School, The Washington Post, Financial Times, and more.

Awards

I am a feature writer who covers humanitarian and global health concerns as well as arts and culture. I have received multiple World Internal Development Bank Awards and am a Pulitzer Center grantee.

Featured Articles

Collaboration is Crucial to Accelerating Climate Solutions

Collaboration is Crucial to Accelerating Climate Solutions

When Peter Tufano, who recently returned to Harvard Business School (HBS) as a professor and senior advisor to the Harvard Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, graduated from HBS in 1984, HBS Professor Mike Porter competition strategy was the talk in the...

Inching Closer: Who Will Pay for a Decarbonized World?

Inching Closer: Who Will Pay for a Decarbonized World?

An estimated $2.4 trillion a year—above what we already invest—needs to be raised to achieve a global climate transition by 2050, but there are no easy answers to who is going to pay or how the money will be deployed, according to investors, bankers, and members of...

A Call to Action: Building the Resilience of North Africa’s Coast

Fishermen, families, hotel owners, and coastal farmers are all sounding an alarm: North Africa’s coast has reached its tipping point. Coastal hotspots in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, for a start, are “absolutely...

Adwoa Adezawa: The Young Woman and the Sea

Adwoa Adezawa: The Young Woman and the Sea

Throughout West Africa, women are often called the “invisible fishers” and their significant roles in the fishing industry mostly go unmeasured. And yet, it is becoming increasingly clear that women quietly dominate the sector—even if they don’t go out in boats.

Nora FitzGerald in Ghana and Mauritius

Nora FitzGerald in Ghana and Mauritius

In 2016, Nora FitzGerald worked as a journalist trainer at the African Journalists for Sustainable Fisheries Workshop in Elmina, Ghana. She also helped conduct journalist training in Mauritius. Check out some photos from her trip to Africa.