Nahlah Ayed is a foreign correspondent based in London.
She is a veteran of foreign reportage, covering major world events from the refugee crisis unfolding across Europe, the dying days of Iran under international sanctions, to the attacks in Paris, and the conflict in Ukraine.
Ayed also spent nearly a decade in the Middle East, filing extensively for CBC television, radio and online on numerous conflicts, every day life, and later, the Arab uprisings.
Ayed's work has been recognized repeatedly, through several awards, countless nominations, and an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Manitoba for distinguished achievement.
A former parliamentary reporter for The Canadian Press, Ayed is a graduate of Carleton University's Master of Journalism program. Ayed also holds a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies and a B.Sc. in genetics from the University of Manitoba.
She was born and raised in Winnipeg and is the author of a book about on refugeehood.