Suleika Jaouad is an Emmy Award-winning New York Times Well columnist, health advocate and cancer survivor. Her “Life, Interrupted” column chronicles her experiences as a young woman with cancer. Suleika has been featured in Glamour magazine, NBC’s Weekend Today Show, NPR’s Talk of The Nation and All Things Considered. In 2013, Suleika won an Emmy Award for the New York Times video series that accompanies her “Life, Interrupted” column.
A triple citizen of the US, Switzerland, and Tunisia, Suleika graduated with highest honors from Princeton University in 2010.
Shortly after graduation, at age 22, Suleika was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia. After surviving countless rounds of ongoing chemotherapy, a harrowing clinical trial and a bone marrow transplant, Suleika has made it her life’s work to help others to find their voices and to make the most of their own “life, interrupted” moments.
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